Definition of drat exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dræt//
; NAmE NAmE//dræt//
(old-fashioned, informal)
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used to show that you are annoyed Drat! I forgot my key. Word Origin early 19th cent.: shortening of od rat, euphemism for God rot.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: drat