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dammit

Syllabification: dam·mit
Pronunciation: /ˈdamət
 
/

Definition of dammit in English:

exclamation

informal
Used to express anger and frustration.
Example sentences
  • Trains aren't supposed to get that close to waves, dammit!
  • First she was Miss Universe, now she's a travel show host… they're my dream jobs, dammit!
  • We told them that we did not want them to fix it - we want a brand new washer that works the first time we use it, dammit!

Origin

mid 19th century: alteration of damn it.

Words that rhyme with dammit

Hammett, Mamet

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