Definition of Doggone

1. Adjective. (American English) Euphemism for goddamned. ¹



2. Interjection. (American English) Euphemism for goddamn; an expression of anger or annoyance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Doggone

1. damned [v -GONED, -GONING, -GONES] - See also: damned

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doggone

doggie bag
doggie bags
doggie door
doggier
doggies
doggiest
doggily
dogginess
dogging
doggings
doggish
doggishly
doggishness
doggishnesses
doggo
doggone (current term)
doggoned
doggoneder
doggonedest
doggoner
doggones
doggonest
doggoning
doggrel
doggrels
doggy
doggy-paddle
doggy bag
doggy bags
doggy do

Literary usage of Doggone

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1. The Phono-bretto: (phonograph Libretto) The Indispensible Companion of the (1919)
"My whistle's getting dry, It seems as if I hear that mongrel whine; Where's that doggone, doggone dog of mine? I should worry like a tree and have somebody ..."

2. Americanisms: The English of the New World by Maximilian Schele De Vere (1872)
"doggone or doggoned is also, in all -probability, original with us, ... be doggone if you ever pick a pound of cotton." (Putnam's Magazine, July, 1868. ..."

3. The Log of a Sea Angler: Sport and Adventures in Many Seas with Spear and Rod by Charles Frederick Holder (1906)
"Some doggone idjit 's let his fish hang over," said a boatman confidentially to the whole fleet ... You '11 have every doggone shark in the Gulf in no time. ..."

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