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(ˈkɒt nˌpɪk ən)

also cot•ton•pick•ing

(-ˌpɪk ən, -ˌpɪk ɪŋ)

adj. Slang.
damned; confounded.
[1950–55, Amer.]
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Motown records founder, Berry Gordy, was asked who he was and said: "I've no cottonpickin' idea but if I were still in the business, I'd sign him tomorrow."
OTHERS played the game in their fashionable cottonpickin' denims, but she was the true article, a woman of the land, who believed that songs could ease the frustrations of the poor and carry a message to sympathetic ears.
Now I hear some of you saying you would have written that sentence--or this whole cottonpickin' column--quite differently.