dammit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of damn it

Interjection[edit]

dammit

  1. Used to express anger, irritation, contempt, or disappointment.

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Noun[edit]

dammit (plural dammits)

  1. The saying of the interjection, used as a general measure of anything.
    • 1938, Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, The Code of the Woosters:
      ... and I may say that I was as limpid as dammit.
    • 2006, Dewey Lambdin, A King's Trade‎, page 294:
      Get us about, quick as dammit! Clew up tops'ls, there!
    • 2007, Ruth Rendell, Not in the Flesh‎, page 14:
      I mean I'd banked on getting that permission, I'd as near as dammit been promised I'd get it. Can you wonder I was fed up to my back teeth?