goldarn


goldarn

goldarn [gol-dahrn] ExamplesWord Origin noun, adjective, adverb, verb (used with object) Informal.

  1. goddamn (used as a euphemism in expressions of anger, disgust, surprise, etc.).

Also goldurn. Origin of goldarn First recorded in 1825–35 Examples from the Web for goldarn Historical Examples of goldarn

  • Why the jooce don’t yer stop, yer Goldarn young son of a gun?

    Across America by Motor-cycle

    C. K. Shepherd

  • That Hank was a goldarn German—and Hank was rooming with me!

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Oct. 17, 1917

    Various

  • All of these are oath-sounds rather than oaths, and somewhat oath-evading, after the fashion of “goldarn it,” in America.

    Cyrano de Bergerac

    Edmond Rostand

  • I know half the flamin’ controls and flyin’ wires are blanky well cut on my goldarn bus.

    Air Men o’ War

    Boyd Cable

  • British Dictionary definitions for goldarn goldarn interjection, adverb

    1. US and Canadian slang a euphemistic variant of goddamn

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