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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. (Britain, dated, informal, euphemistic) 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 associated with the old-fashioned upper class.

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