expletives used informally as intensifiers

he's a blasted idiot


it's a blamed shame


a blame cold winter


not a blessed dime


I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing


he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool


a deuced idiot


an infernal nuisance

blasted, ↑blame, ↑blessed, ↑damn, ↑damned, ↑darned, ↑deuced, ↑goddam, ↑goddamn, ↑goddamned, ↑infernal
Similar to: ↑cursed, ↑curst
Derivationally related forms: ↑damned (for: ↑damned)

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  • blamed — confoundedly 1833, later also as an adjective, from pp. of BLAME (Cf. blame) (v.). Probably a euphemism for damned. This adjective blamed is the virtuous oath by which simple people, who are improving their habits, cure themselves of a stronger… …   Etymology dictionary

  • blamed — [blāmd] adj., adv. Informal damned: a mild expletive …   English World dictionary

  • Blamed — Blame Blame (bl[=a]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blamed} (bl[=a]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blaming}.] [OE. blamen, F. bl[^a]mer, OF. blasmer, fr. L. blasphemare to blaspheme, LL. also to blame, fr. Gr. blasfhmei^n to speak ill, to slander, to blaspheme, fr …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blamed — /blaymd/, Informal. adj. 1. confounded: The blamed car won t start. adv. 2. confoundedly; excessively: It s blamed cold out tonight. [1825 35; BLAME + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • blamed — adj. (term used as an intensive) confounded; damned; darned (e.g. She called me a blamed fool ; The blamed darned car would not start ) bleɪm n. guilt, responsibility, liability v. accuse, denounce …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blamed — un·blamed; blamed; …   English syllables

  • blamed — int Emphatic adjective. Hey, get your blamed hand off me! 1830s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • blamed — [[t]bleɪmd[/t]] Informal. 1) inf darned; confounded 2) inf confoundedly; excessively: I felt so blamed silly[/ex] • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • blamed — adjective (intensifier) …   Wiktionary

  • blamed — Synonyms and related words: absolute, accused, arraigned, blankety blank, blasted, blessed, bloody, charged, cited, complete, confounded, consummate, dadburned, damnable, danged, darn, darned, dashed, denounced, deuced, doggone, doggoned,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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