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English definition of “drat (it)”

drat (it)

exclamation     /ˈdræt.ɪt/ US  /ˈdræt̬-/ old-fashioned informal
used when you are slightly annoyed : Oh drat! I've lost her phone number !Expressions of anger
(Definition of drat (it) exclamation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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