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darn1 /dɑrn/USA pronunciation
v. [ ~ + obj]
a place or area that has been darned.
darn•er, n. [countable]
darn2 /dɑrn/USA pronunciationadj.
Informal TermsAlso,darned. damneddamned[before a noun]:It's a darn shame.
damned:You're darn right I'm angry.
- Clothingto sew and mend with rows of stitches, sometimes by crossing and weaving rows in and out.
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Informal Termsto curse; damn:Darn that pesky fly!
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darn /dɑːn/ vb
- to mend (a hole or a garment) with a series of crossing or interwoven stitches
Etymology: 16th Century: probably from French (Channel Islands dialect) darner; compare Welsh, Breton darn pieceˈdarner n ˈdarning n
- a patch of darned work on a garment
darn /dɑːn/ interj , adj , adv , n
- a euphemistic word for damndamndamndamn, damn
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