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adjective or adverb

: damned

Examples of dang in a Sentence

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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 Invite humor, but in the results of Week 1494, once again our Loserbards were pretty dang funny writing poems containing words that most of us had never heard of, and in some cases couldn’t even pronounce. Pat Myers, Washington Post, 21 July 2022 That was a lot of fun for tonight personally and just seeing the way the guys had reacted to getting down early and battling back against a pretty dang good team. Jenna Ortiz, The Arizona Republic, 5 Apr. 2022 See More

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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 4 Mar. 2024.

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