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English noun: darn

1. darn (attribute) something of little value


SamplesHis promise is not worth a damn.
Not worth one red cent.
Not worth shucks.


Synonymsdamn, hoot, red cent, shit, shucks, tinker's dam, tinker's damn


Broader (hypernym)ineptitude, worthlessness

2. darn (artifact) sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)


SamplesHer stockings had several mends.


Synonymsmend, patch


Broader (hypernym)sewing, stitchery


English verb: darn

1. darn (contact) repair by sewing


SamplesDarn socks.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bushel, doctor, fix, furbish up, mend, repair, restore, touch on


Entailrun up, sew, sew together, stitch









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