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Definition of tarnation

tarnation

noun - uncountable

  • "damnation". Used in expressions such as, "How in tarnation...", "What in tarnation...", etc.
    I walked all over tarnation today.
    How in tarnation did you do that?

    Last edited on Aug 20 2012. Submitted by Tom D. from Orlando, FL, USA on Mar 13 2005.

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