Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling or related to a blanket.
  • adjective dated, euphemistic damnable, damned

Etymologies

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blanket +‎ -y

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blank, from the printer's mark (as in d—! for damn!).

Examples

  • Cold weather, at night time out underneath the starlight wrapped up in blankety things and someone or someone’s sweet and sensually snuggleable … I’ve yet to do this but I live in hope.

    April 19th, 2005

  • You want to duck your head and get down out of it, and Lord it tires you so -- aviation isn't all "brilliant risks" and "daring dives" and that kind of blankety-blank circus business, not by a long shot it ain't, lots of it is just sticking there and bucking the wind like a taxi driver speeding for a train in a storm.

    The Trail of the Hawk A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life

  • This is the kind of blankety coat I want to wrap myself in on misty mornings.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • "'Why,' says I, tearing away, 'the gentleman you're good enough to call the blankety Parson.'

    The Gentleman A Romance of the Sea

  • 'Take this' -- and I'm the kind of blankety-blank fool that would take it! "

    The Motormaniacs

  • I'm the kind of blankety-blank fool that would take it! "

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VI. (of X.)

  • One day, I was riding with three friends in a car, heading for a forgotten destination in Tijuana, still trying to puzzle out the blankety-blank subjunctive while listening to their mile-a-minute Spanish conversation.

    If you could change Spanish...

  • One day, I was riding with three friends in a car, heading for a forgotten destination in Tijuana, still trying to puzzle out the blankety-blank subjunctive while listening to their mile-a-minute Spanish conversation.

    If you could change Spanish...

  • One day, I was riding with three friends in a car, heading for a forgotten destination in Tijuana, still trying to puzzle out the blankety-blank subjunctive while listening to their mile-a-minute Spanish conversation.

    If you could change Spanish...

  • One day, I was riding with three friends in a car, heading for a forgotten destination in Tijuana, still trying to puzzle out the blankety-blank subjunctive while listening to their mile-a-minute Spanish conversation.

    If you could change Spanish...

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  • "There is even a one-size-fits-all euphemism in the form of 'blankety', which Collins defines as 'a euphemism for any taboo word'." - Ruth Wajnryb, Expletive Deleted

    May 29, 2007

  • You blankety blank-blank, how dare you list this blankin' word?

    May 29, 2007