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[dad-bleymd] /ˈdædˈbleɪmd/
adjective, adverb
damned (used as a euphemism in expressions of surprise, disgust, anger, etc.):
The dad-blamed car got stuck in a snowdrift. He's so dad-blamed sure of himself.
Origin of dad-blamed
1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • It's a dad-blamed shame that the courts don't take a han' in the matter.

    Gabriel Tolliver Joel Chandler Harris
  • Why, you dad-blamed old long-horned turtle-dove, the boys in camp was all cognoscious about them hiroglyphs.

  • Why, you dad-blamed old long-horned turtle- dove, the boys in camp was all cognoscious about them hiroglyphs.

Slang definitions & phrases for dad-blamed

dab hand

noun phrase

An expert; a skilled person; an adept: He is reportedly a dab hand at setting lofty prices

[1828+ British; fr late 1600s dab, ''an expert,'' of unknown origin]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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