from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- interj. Used to express annoyance.
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- v. To damn or curse
- interj. A cry of anger or frustration
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete contracted form of dreadeth (dredeth), third person singular indicative present of dread.
- An expletive expressive of mild indignation or annoyance, similar to plague on, plague take, bother: as, drat that child!
Researchers found that one in 15 of the people questioned had never used the word drat and half didn't know what a cad was.
And the Duchesses, 'drat 'em, may go and be blowed;
Remember that debacle about LeGuin's book Powers, and Liar by ... oh drat, I can't remember her name.
And he knew she would keep them, too, drat him, if he asked it.
I think people got bored or annoyed with it, so no more [drat, had a good another coming on woodchucks] But I feel like I have to back up what the answers were, so here it is with summary.
In all the other cases, we blame the way we set up the goal (oh, drat, I told others ... or, oh, drat, I didn't tell enough of others).
But I know too well what a sudden upswing in site traffic means. (drat and i was really hoping for an Andromeda HH, too …) Best of luck to the pair of you.
Bert is in drat! and dismissed to the green room, likewise Laura, Kimberly and Bryce.
Oh drat, of all the books I had to miss discussing with the Slaves, this one would be it.
Yes | No | Report from Mike Diehl wrote 14 weeks 1 day ago drat too short ...