dang

verb
\ ˈdaŋ How to pronounce dang (audio) \
danged

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Examples of dang in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective or adverb The whole dang team is going into the Hall of Fame. Will Larkin, chicagotribune.com, "Ranking the 100 best Bears players ever: No. 46, Fred Williams," 22 July 2019 There is no shame in finally breaking down and making your own jean shorts because last summer's are just too dang short for this summer's thighs. Kendall Trammell, CNN, "Anne Hathaway opens up about infertility while announcing her second pregnancy," 24 July 2019 College athletes can make money off their dang likeness. Sam Mellinger, kansascity, "Mellinger Minutes: Herrera's gone, what's next for Royals and worrisome about Chiefs," 19 June 2018 But now, after Amazon exploded, there’s so much toing and froing that the dang streetcar itself can’t get through. Danny Westneat, The Seattle Times, "Getting clearer all the time: City should ban cars from South Lake Union," 21 Mar. 2018 Now, if Tyson would just explain how Viserion flies with all those dang holes in his wings. . Joanna Robinson, HWD, "Game of Thrones: Did Neil deGrasse Tyson Just Solve One of Season 7’s Hottest Mysteries?," 24 Sep. 2017 There is no shame in finally breaking down and making your own jean shorts because last summer's are just too dang short for this summer's thighs. Kendall Trammell, CNN, "Anne Hathaway opens up about infertility while announcing her second pregnancy," 24 July 2019 College athletes can make money off their dang likeness. Sam Mellinger, kansascity, "Mellinger Minutes: Herrera's gone, what's next for Royals and worrisome about Chiefs," 19 June 2018 And then watch the Facit ESA-01 completely lose its dang mind. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "Why Dividing by Zero Makes a Mechanical Calculator Go Berserk," 28 Mar. 2016

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First Known Use of dang

Verb

circa 1797, in the meaning defined above

Adjective or adverb

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dang

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“Dang.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dangs. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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dang

verb
How to pronounce dang (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of dang

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US, informal used as a more polite form of damn

English Language Learners Definition of dang (Entry 2 of 2)

US, informal used as a more polite form of damn or damned

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