drat


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drat

 (drăt)
interj.
Used to express annoyance.

[Short for God rot.]

drat

(dræt)
interj
slang an exclamation of annoyance (also in the phrases drat it! drat you! etc)
[C19: probably alteration of God rot]

drat

(dræt)

interj.
(used to express mild disgust, annoyance, or the like).
[1805–15; alter. of (o)d rot God rot]
Translations

drat

[dræt] EXCL drat!; drat it!¡maldita sea!, ¡mecachis!

drat

interj (inf) drat (it)!verflixt! (inf); drat that child!dieses verflixte Kind! (inf)

drat

[dræt] excl (old) (fam) drat it!accidenti!
References in classic literature ?
Forward, the red flame of the forge is seen, where the blacksmith is at work.) Drat the file, and drat the bone!
Bending over a steaming vessel of tea, and looking through the steam, and breathing forth the steam, like a malignant Chinese enchantress engaged in the performance of unholy rites, Mr F.'s Aunt put down her great teacup and exclaimed, 'Drat him, if he an't come back again!'
Then it was most daylight and everybody went to bed, and I went to bed with Buck, and when I waked up in the morning, drat it all, I had forgot what my name was.
"Drat that boy," interposed my sister, frowning at me over her work, "what a questioner he is.
'Drat the things,' said the lady, opening the cupboard; 'I can't find the school spoon anywhere.'
Depressive recurrence on antidepressant treatment (DRAT) is a better term to describe recurrence of a major depressive episode despite sustained treatment with an antidepressant that had induced remission.
(6) It also decided to refer the drat Act to the Supreme Court to test its constitutional validity.
In about two months the administrative processes will be completed, allowing the National Groundwater Irrigation & Drainage Services (SENARA) to publish the tender to redevelop the canal south of Arenal Tempisque Irrigation District (DRAT) which irrigates 27,000 hectares.
"The session will include the first reading of a number if drat laws in civil, personal laws issues, including the ratification of an agreement between Iraq and Iran," he added.
ECONOMIC OFFICER PRISCICCA HOOTEN-WAGSMORE; "I DRAT AN URCENT MEMO ON ARCTIC BCRDER DISPUTES BUT THE OFFICE OF URSINE AFFAIRS WILL NOT CLEAR ON IT UNLESS THE MEMO IS ACCOMDWIED BY A JAR OF HOUEY I WAKE UP AND BOX MORE HONE"
The new TABLEGARD[R] with Quattro Therapy[TM] is an OR mattress drat is designed for surgical tables to bring alternating pressure redistribution to the surgical suite.
drat! I chose the middle setting and baked the bread (which didn't turn out too badly), but was left to wonder if the proper temperature might have made a difference.