dadgum

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Mostly a spoonerism of goddamn.

Adjective[edit]

dadgum (comparative more dadgum, superlative most dadgum or dadgummest)

  1. (US, euphemistic) goddamned.
    • 2009, Roy Williams, Hard Work: A Life On and Off the Court[1], ISBN 9781565129597, page 82:
      I was the best dadgum calendar salesman there ever was.
    • 2004, Loretta Lynn, You're Cookin' It Country: My Favorite Recipes and Memories[2], ISBN 9781401601799, page 12:
      We wore the dadgummest colors you ever seen in your life.

Adverb[edit]

dadgum (comparative more dadgum, superlative most dadgum)

  1. (US, euphemistic) goddamned.
    It's just too dadgum hot to run in the park.

Interjection[edit]

dadgum

  1. (US, euphemistic) goddammit