Definition of Durndest
1. durned [adj] - See also: durned
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Literary usage of Durndest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Out where the West Begins: And Other Western Verses by Arthur Chapman (1917)
"Cowboys is the durndest boys to swap; Allus tradin' " chaps " and guns and knives; Never seem to know just when to stop — Guess if they was married they 'd ..."
2. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"I'm doing my durndest. Daisy, you've got some of these dimensions wrong. Keith will have to give them to you again. DAISY. Oh, I'm sorry. REMINGTON. ..."
3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1883)
"... occasion nerve ourselves to the conflict, brace up our scattered cohorts, and do our durndest to avide a tie ! ..."
4. The Bookman (1899)
"An' ez Joe Bagby says he'll do his durndest ter keep the courts closed, I guess the delinquents will think he's theer candidate. Every man ez owes yer money ..."