doggone definition by Webster's New World
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damn; darn: used variously to express anger, irritation, surprise, pleasure, etc.
Origin: euphemism for God damn
Informal a damn
doggone definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Informaltr. & intr.v. dog·goned, dog·gon·ing, dog·gones
To damn.interjection & n.
Damn.adverb & adj. also dog·goned
Damned. See Regional Note at damned.
Origin: Alteration of Scots dagone, alteration of goddamn.