Definitions

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  • adj. Contemptibly foolish.

Etymologies

damn fool (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Like, when Maine-speak uses "damnfool" as an adjective, it is _indeed_ one word.

    Rain

  • I have responsibilities closer to home-to my employees, to my staff, to the people who depend on me personally to be there, and not go haring off on some kind of damnfool idealistic crusade designed to get someone close to me out of a midterm exam. "

    Beyond World's End

  • I have responsibilities closer to home'to my employees, to my staff, to the people who depend on me personally to be there, and not go haring off on some kind of damnfool idealistic crusade designed to get someone close to me out of a midterm exam. "

    Beyond World's End

  • So the question I have about finishing this story is: should damnfool be one word, two words, or a hyphenated word, when used as an adjective?

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • That is, "You didn't make a damnfool wish like that," not, "You're a damn fool, Carter Hall."

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • But I am on the fence regarding damnfool/damn-fool/damn fool.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • Obviously Ministers of the Crown don't ask damnfool questions for nothing, but I could only stare at him.

    Fiancée

  • I also feel you on hesitating to tell some truths because of how they may be heard, but still speaking truth to tower AND to street, no matter what damnfool judgments may be made.

    Hopkins and Me : Kwame Dawes : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • And the fact, the glorious, stupid, wonderful, geeky fact that someone in the White House actually knows what an Atari is, makes me grin like a damnfool yokel.

    2009 January « shattersnipe: malcontent & rainbows

  • Otherwise, we might do it again, and again and again… 5. Listening to the yap of some damnfool, often in the position of some authority over us, because we HAVE to – for certification, for CE, for “enrichment” or some other important reason.

    Ten Things Tuesday: Relativity « The Life and Times of Organic Mama

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