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damnedest

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈdæm.dɪst/ mainly US informal
very surprising or unusual: Well that's the damnedest excuse I've ever heard!

damnedest

noun uk   us   /ˈdæm.dɪst/ informal
do your damnedest to try very hard: I don't know if I'll succeed, but I'll do my damnedest.
Translations of “damnedest”
in Chinese (Traditional) 離譜的,出乎意料的, 異乎尋常的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 离谱的,出人意料的, 异乎寻常的…
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