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[dad-blas-tid, -blahs-] /ˈdædˈblæs tɪd, -ˈblɑs-/
adjective, adverb
damned (used as a euphemism in expressions of surprise, disgust, anger, etc.):
The dad-blasted door won't lock. What makes you so dad-blasted stubborn?
Origin of dad-blasted
1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Them dad-blasted Restercrats a secedin' out'n the United States.

    Mingo Joel Chandler Harris
Slang definitions & phrases for dad-blasted

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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