- 1a swear word that people use to show that they are annoyed with someone or something Don't be so damn silly! What a damn stupid question! You know damn well (= you know very well) what I mean! I'll damn well leave tonight (= I am determined to).
- 2a swear word that people use to emphasize what they are saying damn good We got out pretty damned fast! I'm damn sure she had no idea.
NAmE//dæm//(also damned) (informal) (offensive)