Definition of 'darn'
Example sentences containing 'darn'
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They can also be pretty darn healthy, as well as hearty and satisfying. The Sun (2016)I tried to find a hacker to find them but it turns out they covered their tracks pretty darn good. The Sun (2017)And so he struck his own path, pushing the youngsters and discovering they're pretty darn good. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Why does it look so darn good? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most are a darn sight cheaper than football. The Sun (2007)His backhand is the best there is but his forehand is pretty darn effective too. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It will have to be darn good. The Sun (2015)It was more feminine and a darn sight more comfortable than what women squeeze into now. The Sun (2008)But all the signs right now are looking pretty darn good. The Sun (2011)You darn well bet they can. The Sun (2009)It is a darn good format. The Sun (2011)The bad news is that we had better be pretty darn careful in identifying those pieces to which the good news applies. The Constraints of Corporate Tradition (1987)We should scorn the darn things, not recommend them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She'll only have to darn the knee holes in those trousers! The Sun (2014)So there is the evidence, but how is one meant to wear the darn thing? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Whisper it quietly, but it looks like this new show could be pretty darn funny. The Sun (2010)The views are pretty darn special, too. The Sun (2015)It also makes a darn good gym bag, should you fancy it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Learn how to sew on a button, darn a hole and generally prolong the life of clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I think you look pretty darn fabulous. The Sun (2013)But it's a darn sight better than wasting our time in opposition passing resolutions which no body will do anything about. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I wouldn't be sorry if he actually won the darn thing. The Sun (2008)Sitting down it looks, as you can see, pretty darn hot. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A darn sight more than 20 per cent of adult women are now earning their own money in the workplace. The Sun (2010)
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Used Occasionally. darn is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'darn'
British English: darn VERB
If you darn something knitted or made of cloth, you mend a hole in it by sewing stitches across the hole and then weaving stitches in and out of them.
My aunt darned old socks.
Definition of darn from the Collins English Dictionary
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