doggone(redirected from doggones)
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A mild substitution for "goddamn" or "damn." I have so much doggone homework tonight, ugh. I can't believe we lost that doggone game.
1. interjection An exclamation of anger, exasperation, or irritation. A mild substitution for "goddamn it" or "damn it." A: "Oh, doggone it!" B: "What is it?" A: "Oh, this darn thing broke again."
2. interjection Used to add emphasis to something that one is saying. I just want to go to the bar for a drink with my buddies, doggone it! Is that too much to ask? Gosh, this is the first sunny day we've had in a while. Doggone it, I might just go out for a bicycle ride later!
A mild substitution for "goddamned" or "damn." I have so much doggoned homework tonight, ugh. I can't believe we lost that doggoned game.
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mod. darn(ed); damn(ed). I sort of wish my hooter wasn’t so doggone big.
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