See also: Goddamn, god damn, and God damn

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Etymology

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God +‎ damn

Pronunciation

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  • (interjection) IPA(key): /ˌɡɒdˈdæm/
  • (intensifier) IPA(key): /ˈɡɒd.dæm/
  • Audio (General Australian):(file)
  • (interjection) Rhymes: -æm

Interjection

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goddamn

  1. (vulgar, colloquial) An expression of anger, surprise, intense excitement or frustration.

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  • Japanese: ガッデム, ゴッデム

Adjective

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goddamn (not comparable)

  1. (derogatory) Damned by God.
  2. (vulgar, sometimes offensive) Used as an intensifier.
    • 2019 July 26, Charles P. Pierce, “Congress Should Not Go on Vacation for Six Goddamn Weeks”, in Esquire[1]:
      I know this may seem a bit out of the box, but isn't this a particularly lousy time in history for the Congress to go on vacation for six goddamn weeks.
    Where's the goddamn cartridge?
    You were in the background; you were a goddamn extra! That's good enough!

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Noun

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goddamn (plural goddamns)

  1. (vulgar, colloquial, chiefly in the negative) A more emphatic form of damn.
    I don't give a goddamn.
  2. Alternative form of goddam (an English person, from French perspective)
    • 2009, Shane K. Bernard, The Cajuns: Americanization of a People, page 72:
      The goddamns (British soldiers) are coming / To steal your children. / Awaken! Awaken! / Acadian men / To save our heritage.

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