darn Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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darnverb [T]

 us   /dɑrn/

darn verb [T] (REPAIR)

to repair a hole or a piece of clothing with long stitches across the hole and other stitches woven across them: to darn socks

darnexclamation

 us   /dɑrn/ (also darn it,  /ˈdɑr·nət, -nɪt/ ) infml

darn exclamation (EXPRESSION)

an expression of annoyance or surprise: Darn it! I missed my bus.

darnadjective, adverb [not gradable]

 us   /dɑrn/ (also darned,  /dɑrnd/ ) infml

darn adjective, adverb [not gradable] (EXPRESSION)

used to express anger or annoyance: Where’s my darn notebook? Darn can also mean extremely: I’m too darn tired to go out tonight.
Translations of “darn”
in Chinese (Traditional) 縫補, 織補…
in Russian чертовский, чертовски…
in Turkish ziyadesiyle, amma da, üf be…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缝补, 织补…
in Polish cholerny, cholernie…
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