adjective (or adverb)
blank·​ety-blank | \ ¦blaŋkət|ē¦blaŋk, -aiŋkət|d¦blaiŋk, -kət|, |i¦- \
variants: or less commonly blankety \ ˈ⸗⸗⸗ \

Definition of blankety-blank

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: damned used as a generalized expression of disapprovalthe interruptions for those blankety-blank … commercials— Jack Goulddo what he blankety-blank well pleases— Gerard Smith


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Definition of blankety-blank (Entry 2 of 2)

: wretch, fool used as a generalized expression of disapprovalthat blankety-blank can't make up his mind whether he's for us or against usNewsweek

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“Blankety-blank.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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