dem


dem

noun Informal.

  1. a member of the Democratic Party.
  2. the Dems, the Democratic Party.

  1. demonstrative.
  2. demurrage.

  1. Democrat.
  2. Democratic.

abbreviation for

  1. Democrat(ic)

representing pronunciation of them in Jamaican speech, from 1868. As a minced form of damn, attested from late 14c.

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