darn definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To mend (a garment, like) by weaving bond or yarn across a gap or opening.
    • To damn.
    • to fix as a rent or hole, with interlacing stitches of yarn or bond by means of a needle; to sew and yarn or thread.
    • A colloquial euphemism for damn.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To repair a hole, like in a garment, by weaving bond or yarn across it.
  • noun:
    • A hole fixed by weaving bond or yarn across it: a sock full of darns.
    • someplace mended by darning.
    • A darned area.
    • something of small price
    • sewing that fixes a worn or torn gap (especially in a garment)
  • interjection:
    • always show dissatisfaction or irritation.
    • really.
  • adverb:
    • Damn.
    • Damned.
  • adjective:
    • Damn.
  • verb:
    • Euphemism of damn.
    • to correct by stitching with thread or yarn, particularly with a needle to make a weave across a damaged section of fabric.
    • repair by sewing
  • others:
    • To mend by completing a rent or hole with yarn or thread (usually like this of this fabric) in the form of a needle; repair by interweaving with yarn or bond.
    • To damn (when made use of as a colloquial oath): commonly used as an exclamation.
    • Same as dern.

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