Last modified on 9 March 2015, at 11:22

dayum

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Respelling of damn to reflect the emphatic stress and a southern African American accent.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈdæ̙jəm], ['deəjəm]

InterjectionEdit

dayum!

  1. (slang, emphatic) Eye dialect spelling of damn, representing Southern US English.
    Oh, man, did you see her?! Dayum! She was hella fine!