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[dam-it] /ˈdæm ɪt/
interjection, Eye Dialect.
damn it (used as a mild expletive).
Origin of dammit
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • dammit, the telegram's up at the house—go and read it yourselves, then!

    Flying U Ranch B. M. Bower
  • dammit, he thought, he wished he didn't like the power-hungry politician.

    The Ambassador Samuel Kimball Merwin
  • I am not ashamed to say, therefore, that I turned to Mr. dammit for assistance.

  • dammit, sir, they even produce a photograph of Orlando, the family cat!

    The Green Mouse Robert W. Chambers
  • dammit, I'd furnish a dozen substitutes rather than have him leave.

    Mark Gildersleeve John S. Sauzade
  • Poverty was another vice which the peculiar physical deficiency of dammit's mother had entailed upon her son.

  • dammit, hae ye nae common sense, swearin' an' jokin' about sic a thing!

    The Underworld James C. Welsh
  • Inspector McWalsh turned purple red, dammit, he made me an accomplice to one of his crimes.

  • The scoundrels refused to pay it, so I had Mr. dammit dug up at once, and sold him for dog's meat.

British Dictionary definitions for dammit


a contracted form of damn it
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Word Origin and History for dammit

representation of the exclamation damn it! as it usually is sounded, attested from 1908.

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