Definition of goddamn in US English:

goddamn

(also goddam, goddamned)

adjective, adverb, & noun

North American
informal
  • Used for emphasis, especially to express anger or frustration.

    as noun ‘I don't give a goddamn what you do!’
    as adjective ‘we're sick of this goddamn weather’
    • ‘Intelligent, educated women look at how many cupholders a car has because they want to know how many goddamned cupholders it has.’
    • ‘And I'd be goddamned if I was going to scrape it all up with a butter knife.’
    • ‘If the bankers and the businessmen who hold our society by the political and economic short hairs really gave a good goddam, poverty could practically disappear.’
    • ‘It's a goddamned movie, and, let's be honest here, there are many more productive things to be than a goddamn filmmaker.’
    • ‘Unless, of course, one of you wants to break that goddamned lamp.’
    • ‘This harsh dismissal could be seen as a somewhat cruel move - provided it wasn't so goddamned funny, of course.’
    • ‘I repeat, as far as I can tell, nobody goddam well knows.’
    • ‘The old one was just so goddam nice, if you know what I mean.’
    • ‘I was the goddamned computer club student of the year in 1985, goddammit!’
    • ‘Do you know how much watery draft lager a hockey fan like me can suck down in the course of a goddamn 80-hour game?’
    • ‘Oh, and the whole dead mom thing - that's pretty goddamned unsettling too.’
    • ‘It is indescribably rich, achingly lovely, and utterly goddamned beautiful.’
    • ‘There shouldn't be signs on the highway exhorting people to swim with the goddamned endangered manatees.’
    • ‘I saved up for snow tires this year (damn near killed myself on bald tires in these goddam mountains last year) and went down to get them mounted and balanced this morning after coffee.’
    • ‘Of course, they are singing the goddam Donny and Marie theme song throughout the whole episode.’
    • ‘To paraphrase Gandhi, have some goddamned cultural sensitivity, man.’
    • ‘And irony, oh, the goddamned irony, that courses through the popular culture like a cancer.’
    • ‘I'll be goddamned if I allow this outrageous assertion to pass uncontested.’
    • ‘And the men were so goddamned ungrateful for all the work their wives did!’
    • ‘The red signifies the blood this country has endured for over five hundred goddamned years of treacherous racism.’
    blasted, damn, flaming, precious, confounded, pestilential, rotten, wretched
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Origin

Mid 17th century: abbreviation of God damn (me).

Pronunciation

goddamn

/ˌɡɑdˈdæm//ˌɡädˈdam/