blankety-blank

1 of 2

adjective (or adverb)

blank·​ety-blank
¦blaŋkət|ē¦blaŋk,
-aiŋkət|d¦blaiŋk,
-kət|,
|i¦-
variants or less commonly blankety
ˈ⸗⸗⸗
: damned
used as a generalized expression of disapproval
the interruptions for those blankety-blank … commercialsJack Gould
do what he blankety-blank well pleasesGerard Smith

blankety-blank

2 of 2

noun

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

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Etymology

Adjective (or adverb)

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“Blankety-blank.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blankety-blank. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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