Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary
1

dang

play
verb \ˈdaŋ\

Simple Definition of dang

  • —used as a more polite form of damn

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dang

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  damn 4

Origin of dang

euphemism


First Known Use: circa 1797


2

dang

adjective or adverb

Simple Definition of dang

  • —used as a more polite form of damn or damned

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dang

  1. :  damned

1914

First Known Use of dang

1914




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dang? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to work hard

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

oily maudlin prompt angry
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ