Definition of dang in US English:


adjective, exclamation, & verb

North American
  • as adjective ‘just get the dang car started!’
    euphemism for damn
    as exclamation ‘dang it, Phil, stop snoring!’
    as verb ‘I'll be danged’
    • ‘The video is on the CD and its dang cool as well.’
    • ‘It's easy to see that a certain drifting melancholy was the goal, and I suppose it's successful in that regard - but dang!’
    • ‘Those in the know will understand why, and for those who haven't - well, dang!’
    • ‘I rarely get to go to parties, and I suppose it was selfish to act like a guest at my own soirâe, but dang: I had a fine time.’
    • ‘On top of it all, Braff has a pretty dang funny blog.’