Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: darn
IPA transcription: [d'ɑɹn]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: darn
    Meaning: repair by sewing; "darn socks"
Usage examples
  • Listen to the darn brute!
  • "Darn her," exploded Davy.
  • Why, darn it all, she'd scream the minute I tried it," I protested.
  • Part of them was on the carpet, and part of them--the heaviest part--was on the great central darn.
  • "This is sure fierce," Park grumbled when they struck the lower ground. "Darn a man like Jack Stevens!
  • Anthea set to work at once to draw the edges of the broken darn together, and Cyril hastily went out and bought a large piece of the marble-patterned American oil-cloth which careful house-wives use to cover dressers and kitchen tables.
  • 'Business is business,' he thought, and remembered, with a little angry satisfaction, Anita Waldron's coming-out dance and how the Runkles, who were invited, kept talking about it all winter. 'Old Waldron won't be so darn particular next year.'
  • So a small teaspoonful of the Tatcho was put on the edges of the worst darn in the carpet and rubbed carefully into the roots of the hairs of it, and all the parts that there was not enough Tatcho for had paraffin rubbed into them with a piece of flannel.
  • You can camouflage all you want to, but you know darn well that these radicals, as you call 'em, are opposed to the war, and let me tell you right here and now, and you and all these long-haired men and short-haired women can beef all you want to, but we're going to take these fellows, and if they ain't patriotic, we're going to make them be patriotic.