from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- interjection Used to express extreme displeasure, anger, or surprise.
- noun Damn.
- transitive & intransitive verb To damn.
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- adjective pejorative
- adjective offensive Used as an intensifier.
- interjection vulgar, slang An expression of anger, surprise, or frustration.
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- adjective expletives used informally as intensifiers
- adverb extremely
- adjective used as expletives
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Why the hell couldn't the neighbours knock on my damn door and tell me to keep it down before they called the goddamn cops?
Express Scripts executives started rushing to the stage and someone yelled, "He's in goddamn New York."
By the standards of primetime broadcast television - and I don't think this has changed since the 1990s - the word goddamn is considered profoundly offensive to many Americans.
I've heard people fucking run down the hallways here screaming at 2am and as far as I know, no one called the goddamn cops on them.
And most of the people who are conceding Bush's victory are predicating it on Ohio, and I would think that Florida 2000 would be more than enough to keep anyone from prematurely calling a goddamn thing.
Why not just call their goddamn parents at that point?
Equally sweet was his solo performance of "I Remember," "Last Song for B," and "Little Yellow Spider" - the latter of which he was preparing a "goddamn" - less version of for a taping of
They can't be a "goddamn" peace with people wanting annihilation and conquer ...
An official at Glencoe, Alabama's WGMZ, whose version of the song replaces "goddamn" with silence, considered playing the original "at appropriate times," like late at night, as opposed to "the morning drive slot with children in the car."
At radio station WBPT 106.9 FM in Birmingham, Alabama, program manager Mike Schoenherr (better known as Hurricane Shane) replaced the first syllable of the word "goddamn" with a lyric-less snippet of music from elsewhere in the song.