Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • interjection Used to express anger, irritation, contempt, or disappointment.

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  • interjection Used to express anger, irritation, contempt, or disappointment.
  • noun The saying of the interjection, used as a general measure of anything.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Alteration of damn it.]

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Alteration of damn it

Examples

  • Late again dammit - festive salutations to yez all and especially you Tiny Tim (as NowhereBob was known in the locker room).

    Cheeseburger Gothic » A Christmas card from the Playboy Mansion.

  • This generation has achieved a new low in .... dammit! everything!.

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  • Listen, if Pete gets to do mashups involving Six - then I get to mix some Boomer footage in dammit ...

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  • I think that might be asking more than they will offer, but dammit, that is what I think is fair.

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  • The morality of a superhero world is rigged to allow, heck, to drive the superhero to take action now, dammit, which is why it makes perfect sense when two superheroes meet and have a disagreement that they should get into a fight.

    Superheroes: The Literature of Ethics?

  • De Falco's Italian expletive is actually much harsher than "dammit" - but the line has become a national catchphrase and is Italy's top trending hashtag, or keyword on Twitter.

    News

  • De Falco's Italian expletive is actually much harsher than "dammit" - but the line has become a national catchphrase and is Italy's top trending hashtag, or keyword on Twitter.

    News

  • But Madonna was 49-freaking-years old when this picture was taken, and dammit, that is past the time when you should be shoving your lycra-covered crotch into the camera.

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  • Here's an interesting video from a pushy woman down in Spring Training, who tries to get the Mets 'shortstop to quit speaking that unintelligible Spanish talk and just say something in English, dammit.

    Deadspin

  • Here's an interesting video from a pushy woman down in Spring Training, who tries to get the Mets 'shortstop to quit speaking that unintelligible Spanish talk and just say something in English, dammit.

    Deadspin

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