cottonpickin'

cottonpickin'

[kot-n-pik-uhn]
adjective Slang.
damned; confounded: That's a cottonpickin' lie.
Also, cottonpicking [kot-n-pik-uhn, -pik-ing] .


Origin:
1950–55, Americanism; cotton + pick1 + -ing2

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