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1.
Something your Grandpa says when he really means goddamn.
Where are my dadburn socks?!
by Bree December 29, 2003
 
2.
1. It can apparently mean 'bloody', 'fucking', 'damned', crappy', 'shithouse', etc.
2. It can also be used as a subsitiute for 'damn!'
1. 'Where'd you go and put that dad burn wrench, Clovis?'
2. 'Well, dad burn it if little Mayella ain't a all-growed-up woman now. How old is she? 'leven?'
by Bat Chain Puller March 21, 2008