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adjective or adverb

: damned

Examples of dang in a Sentence

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Adjective or adverb
Put on your dang headphones before listening to the episode. Zach Wichter, USA TODAY, 13 Mar. 2024 Even though phone screens have gotten much better, the replacement process is scarring enough to make anyone just buy the dang screen protector. Maxwell Zeff / Gizmodo, Quartz, 4 Mar. 2024 Advertisement Sports How baby boomer managers reach these dang millennial players June 8, 2019 John Farrell The former Red Sox manager, like Showalter, also was interviewed by the Angels in their 2019 manager search. Sarah Valenzuela, Los Angeles Times, 11 Oct. 2023 There’s a Bing Chat icon in my Edge sidebar and in my dang Windows Start Menu. Nathan Edwards, The Verge, 5 Sep. 2023 Her response was, more or less: Shut up about the dang bonuses and focus on your jobs. Allison Morrow, CNN, 20 Apr. 2023 Amazon is once again embarking on a task more Sisyphean than rolling a dang rock up a mountain: adapting Cruel Intentions for television. Reboots Apr. 4, Vulture, 4 Apr. 2023 Inflation is issue number one for the Fed, and the news is pretty dang good. Bill Conerly, Forbes, 26 Jan. 2023 The short closes out with an emotional conversation between Kiriko and her mother, who slips in a pretty dang funny line right at the end. Kris Holt, Forbes, 8 Oct. 2022

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Word History




First Known Use


circa 1797, in the meaning defined above

Adjective Or Adverb

1914, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dang was circa 1797

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“Dang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dang. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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