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Dictionary Definition

darn

Noun

1 a euphemism for `damn'
2 something of little value; "his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks" [syn: damn, hoot, red cent, shit, shucks, tinker's damn, tinker's dam]
3 sewing or darning that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment); "her stockings had several mends" [syn: mend, patch] v : repair by sewing; "darn socks"

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Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. Euphemism of damn.

Translations

Interjection

darn
  1. Euphemism of damn.

Translations

Verb

  1. To repair by stitching with thread or yarn.
    I need to darn these socks again.
  2. Euphemism of damn.

Synonyms

* dang

Related terms

* darning needle

Translations

stitch with thread
euphemism

Extensive Definition

Darn may refer to:
  • Darning, a sewing technique
  • Damn, a minced oath version

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

absolute, accurse, anathematize, blamed, blankety-blank, blaspheme, blast, blasted, blessed, cobble, commission, condition, confound, confounded, curse, cursed, cussed, damn, do up, doctor, doggone, downright, excommunicate, execrate, fix, fix up, fulminate against, hex, imprecate, infernal, mend, outright, overhaul, patch, patch up, positive, put in commission, put in order, put in repair, put in shape, ready, recap, recondition, repair, retread, service, set to rights, sew up, straight-out, throw a whammy, thunder against, tinker, tinker up, unmitigated
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