Last modified on 16 December 2014, at 00:43

dashed

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dashed

  1. past participle of dash

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dashed (comparative more dashed, superlative most dashed)

  1. Of a line, made up of short lines with small gaps between each one and the next.
  2. (UK, informal) A euphemism for damned.
    It's a dashed shame that Tarquin failed all his A-levels — we were hoping to get him into Oxford.

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  • Dashed in the sense of "damned" is considered to be upper-class or somewhat old-fashioned.

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