damnit etymology

English word damnit comes from English it, English damn

Detailed word origin of damnit

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
it English (eng) (obsolete) its (colloquial) most fashionable. (British, uncountable) The game of tag.. (euphemism) sexual activity. (uncountable) sex appeal, especially that which goes beyond beauty.. One who is neither a he nor a she; a creature; a dehumanized being.. The person who chases and tries to catch the other players in the playground game of tag. (obsolete) Followed by an omitted and understood [...]
damn English (eng) (profane) Used to express anger, irritation, disappointment, annoyance, contempt, etc. See also dammit. (profane) A small, negligible quantity, being of little value.. (profane) The smallest amount of concern or consideration.. The use of "damn" as a curse. (profane) Very, extremely. (profane) Generic intensifier. Fucking; bloody. (archaic) To invoke damnation; to curse.. (profane) To curse; [...]
damnit English (eng) (especially, southern US).

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