WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
darn1 /dɑrn/USA pronunciation  v. [ + obj]
    Clothingto sew and mend with rows of stitches, sometimes by crossing and weaving rows in and out.

n. [countable]
    a place or area that has been darned.
darn•er, n. [countable]

darn2 /dɑrn/USA pronunciation adj.  Informal TermsAlso,darned. damneddamned[before a noun]:It's a darn shame.
    damned:You're darn right I'm angry.

v. [ + obj]
    Informal Termsto curse; damn:Darn that pesky fly!

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darn /dɑːn/ vb
  1. to mend (a hole or a garment) with a series of crossing or interwoven stitches
  1. a patch of darned work on a garment
Etymology: 16th Century: probably from French (Channel Islands dialect) darner; compare Welsh, Breton darn piece

ˈdarner n ˈdarning n
darn /dɑːn/ interj , adj , adv , n
  1. a euphemistic word for damndamndamndamn, damn

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