See also: darń

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Etymology 1Edit

A minced oath of damn.

AdjectiveEdit

darn (not comparable)

  1. (euphemistic) Damn.
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darn (not comparable)

  1. (degree, euphemistic) Damned.

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darn

  1. (euphemistic) Damn.
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darn (third-person singular simple present darns, present participle darning, simple past and past participle darned)

  1. (transitive) Euphemism of damn.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English dernen (to keep secret, hide, conceal (a hole)), from Old English diernan (to hide, conceal), from dyrne, dierne (secret), from Proto-West Germanic *darnī (hidden, secret).

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Darning

darn (third-person singular simple present darns, present participle darning, simple past and past participle darned)

  1. (transitive, sewing) To repair by stitching with thread or yarn, particularly by using a needle to construct a weave across a damaged area of fabric.
    I need to darn these socks again.
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darn (plural darns)

  1. A place mended by darning.
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