Definitions for DARNdɑrn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to mend with rows of stitches, sometimes by crossing and interweaving rows.

    Category: Clothing

  2. (n.)a darned place, as in a garment.

Origin of darn:

1590–1600; perh. to be identified with ME dernen to keep secret, conceal, OE (Anglian) dernan



  1. Category: Informal

    Ref: damned.

  2. (v.t.)to curse; damn:

    Darn that pesky fly!

    Category: Informal

Origin of darn:

1775–85; see darned

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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. darn(interjection)ɑrn

    indicates you are annoyed

    "Darn! I forgot again."; Darn it! There aren't any left.

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

Anagrams of DARN

  1. Rand

  2. RDNA

Translations for DARN

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


rough grass and the earth it grows out of

He walked across the springy turf.

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