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. Jim Jordan:

    I feel this is a pretty darn good bill that we made better because we engaged in the debate.

  2. Mark McCullough:

    Oil and gas has a ton of weight, and by darn they wanted their credit, by golly they got their credit.

  3. Dale Mason:

    We have a pretty darn good idea of what we'll do, it could happen quicker than we think: it could start in three weeks.

  4. Fred Harran:

    If deporting you out of this country when you commit a crime is a tool at my disposal, you are darn right I am going to use it.

  5. 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.

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