doggone

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dog·gone

 (dôg′gôn′, -gŏn′, dŏg′-) Informal
tr. & intr.v. dog·goned, dog·gon·ing, dog·gones
To damn.
interj. & n.
Damn.
adv. & adj. also dog·goned (-gônd′, -gŏnd′)
Damned.

[Alteration of Scots dagone, alteration of goddamn.]

doggone

(ˈdɒɡɒn)
interj
an exclamation of annoyance, disappointment, etc
adj, adv (prenominal)
Also: doggoned another word for damn3, damn4
[C19: euphemism for God damn]

dog•gone

(ˈdɔgˈgɔn, -ˈgɒn, ˈdɒg-)

v.t. -goned, -goning, v.t.
1. to damn; confound.
adj.
2. Also, doggoned. damned; confounded.
adv.
3. Also, doggoned. damned: a doggone poor sport.
[1850–55, Amer.]
Translations

doggone

[ˌdɒgˈgɒn] (US)
A. EXCL¡maldita sea!
B. ADJcondenado, maldito

doggone

interj (US inf) doggone (it)!verdammt noch mal! (inf)

doggone

[ˈdɒgɒn] adj (Am) (fam) → dannato/a