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[dahrn-dist] /ˈdɑrn dɪst/
noun, adjective, Informal.
Also, darndest. Unabridged
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  • Resourceful people construct stealth fighters from the darndest objects.
  • But we're sure doing our darndest to shrink it down.
  • Sometimes credibility comes from the darndest places.
  • Habitually they toss nature aside and think up the darndest things for their people to do.
  • The dept head has been doing his darndest to prevent faculty from speaking to the dean directly about anything.
  • It's that, with relatively little else happening, the darndest people and causes tend to grab the spotlight.
  • He and his coaching staff are doing their darndest to keep the players in the right frame of mind so they can continue winning.
  • We had tried our darndest to think of snappy words to get our ideas into the press.
  • And it really is true that they say the darndest things.
  • We are going to do our darndest to figure out a way to maximize training for them with every available means.
British Dictionary definitions for darndest


a euphemistic word for damnedest
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