Definition of damn near
informal + impolite
: just about : almost He damn near killed us!
Word by Word Definitions
: to condemn to a punishment or fate
: to condemn to hell
: to condemn vigorously and often irascibly for some real or fancied fault or defect
: the utterance of the word damn as a curse
: a minimum amount or degree (as of care or consideration) : the least bit
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