American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- interj. Used to express dissatisfaction or annoyance.
- adv. Damn.
- v. To damn.
- n. The least valuable bit; a jot: I don't give a dang.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preterit of ding.
- To beat; throw; dash; force.
- A minced form of damn in its profane use. Also ding. See dinged.
- v. euphemistic Damn.
- interj. euphemistic Damn.
- adj. euphemistic Damn.
- v. obsolete Simple past of ding.
- v. transitive, obsolete To dash
GNU Webster's 1913
- obsolete imp. of ding.
- v. obsolete To dash.
- See ding (Wiktionary)
- Alteration of damn. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“For the clangour continued at the same rate, -- _Dang, dang dang, dang_.”
“It was unmistakable: the big bell was going as he had never heard it before -- not being rung, but as if someone had hold of the clapper and were beating it against the side -- _Dang, dang, dang, dang_ -- stroke following stroke rapidly; and, half-confused by the sleep from which he had been awakened, Vane was trying to make out what it meant, when faintly, but plainly heard on the still night air, came that most startling of cries --”
“I mean she named her dang CD B. L.O.G, cuz she detest them!”
“No, this is going to be an anthology where every poem you alight on and read, you say to yourself, Holy God dang, that is good.”
“It had alot of potential that somewhat fell short at points bugs mostly but dang, that is a fun game!”
“And it sucks because I really started liking Jim Carrey after Truman Show and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (dang, that is such a a good movie).”
“This will have an impact on Ontarians, and your disregard and the fact that you don't give a dang is a problem," spokesman Kevin Gaudet told the Liberals on the committee.”
“dang, that is some super cool stuff, your right the hands are amazing!”
“Swearing at/in front of kids is definitely different from what I'm used to -- even as a foul-mouthed college kid I watched my language around kids I did slip up once while babysitting, however, saying "dang" in front of a promptly-horrified 5-year-old, who was mollified by my immediate pact with him promising that neither of us would ever swear again. :p”
“It was full of colloquial and informal American speak such as dang and like and stuff, and it all sounded so much less knowing that the Chaucer voice he uses.”
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