What does DARN mean?

Definitions for DARNdɑrn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word DARN.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. damn, darn, hoot, red cent, shit, shucks, tinker's damn, tinker's dam(noun)

    something of little value

    "his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks"

  2. mend, patch, darn(verb)

    sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)

    "her stockings had several mends"

  3. darn(verb)

    repair by sewing

    "darn socks"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Darn(verb)

    to mend as a rent or hole, with interlacing stitches of yarn or thread by means of a needle; to sew together with yarn or thread

  2. Darn(noun)

    a place mended by darning

  3. Darn(verb)

    a colloquial euphemism for Damn

  4. Origin: [OE. derne, prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. darnio to piece, break in pieces, W. & Arm. to E. tear. Cf. Tear, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Darn

    därn, v.t. to mend a hole by imitating the texture of the stuff.—n. the place darned.—n. Darn′ing-needle. [W. darn, a piece, a patch.]

  2. Darn

    därn, v.i. a minced form of damn.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of DARN in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of DARN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Douglas Davis:

    It's interesting that the banks have been under pressure, because they are really still pretty darn solid ... the banks are becoming pretty good value.

  2. Daniel Robertson:

    I’m feeling fantastic today, as she walked down the aisle I was thinking, ‘What took her so darn long to get ready? She had me waiting at the altar for her.’.

  3. Kendall Coffey:

    They better be darn ready to show a detailed file of all of the other steps they took before they overruled the [lead investigator’s] judgment, the person in the best position to determine whether or not there was probably cause to arrest George Zimmerman.”

  4. John Kasich:

    We don't need to be shouting and booing and scaring somebody who decided to stand up and have some sort of silent protest, what the heck is that about ? We're not in high school. I mean, this is not some god-darn high school basketball game where we're booing the other team.

  5. Hulk Hogan:

    I started having, like Oprah has, these ‘aha’ moments. … Everybody’s a celebrity,’ I thought. ‘Oh, my God, they’re gunning for everybody. Everybody is fair game. And then 4-year-olds, too?’ apparently, [Denton’s] pretty darn talented, I’d love to see these guys do a 180 and just do good stuff and just get legit,’’ Hogan said.

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