darn near

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of darn near

: very nearly : almost

Word by Word Definitions

darn play
  1. : to mend with interlacing stitches

  2. : to embroider by filling in with long running or interlacing stitches

  3. : to do darning

  1. : a place that has been darned

  1. : damned

  1. : damn

  1. : damn

near play
  1. : at, within, or to a short distance or time

  2. : almost, nearly

  3. : in a close or intimate manner : closely

  1. : close to

  1. : not far distant in time, place, or degree

  2. : almost happening : narrowly missed or avoided

  3. : nearly not happening

  1. : approach


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