dang

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dang

 (dăng)
interj.
Used to express dissatisfaction or annoyance.
adv. & adj.
Damn.
tr.v. danged, dang·ing, dangs
To damn.
n.
The least valuable bit; a jot: I don't give a dang.

[Alteration of damn.]

dang

(dæŋ)
interj, adv, adj
a euphemistic word for damn1, damn2, damn3, damn4

dang

(dæŋ)

v.t., adj., n.
damn (used euphemistically).
[1780–90]
References in classic literature ?
But let me tell you-all that when the big strike sure does come, you-all'll do a little surface-scratchin' and muck-raking, but danged little you-all'll have to show for it.
"Well, I'm danged!" he said as softly as ifhe were saying something quite different.
Then she dropped with the shades down in Hades, As, "Facilis descensus" the grade is, The Chief said he'd be hanged, As well as being danged, If he'd keep open hall for such ladies.
Scribble the danged word, and other words you keep forgetting, in a breast-pocket notebook you should carry on your person at all times.
That's true, Mike, those Partridge Chanteclers are danged cold hardy!
During his 2010 reelection campaign, he vowed to "complete the danged fence" across Arizona's span with Mexico.
The brainchild of its chairman, Senator Kevin Avard of Nashua, the study committee seeks to get to the bottom of a question persistently asked by legislators: Why are New Hampshire's electric rates so danged high?
Hayworth for Senate in 2010--McCain pandered grossly to the base, rejecting bills he'd previously co-sponsored and vowing to "complete the danged fence."
When she cuddles my daughters, it melts my danged heart.
Baby boomers who loved their sports cars are just too danged old.
"Those danged sportswriters never did get it right.
"I'll be danged if we didn't find another ram on the hike back to camp.