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Syllabification: dang
Pronunciation: /daNG

Definition of dang in English:

adjective exclamation, & verb

North American informal
Euphemism for damn. [as adjective]: just get the dang car started! [as exclamation]: dang it, Phil, stop snoring! [as verb]: I’ll be danged
More example sentences
  • Those in the know will understand why, and for those who haven't - well, dang!
  • It's easy to see that a certain drifting melancholy was the goal, and I suppose it's successful in that regard - but dang!
  • I rarely get to go to parties, and I suppose it was selfish to act like a guest at my own soirâe, but dang: I had a fine time.

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