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Definition of "d" [d]

  • The fourth letter of the modern English alphabet. (noun)
  • Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter d. (noun)
  • The fourth in a series. (noun)
  • Something shaped like the letter D. (noun)
  • The lowest passing grade given to a student in a school or college. (noun)
  • The fourth letter and third consonant of the modern English alphabet (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A speech sound represented by this letter, usually a voiced alveolar stop, as in dagger (noun)
  • The semicircle on a billiards table having a radius of 111⁄2 inches and its straight edge in the middle of the baulk line (noun)

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Use "d" in a sentence
  • ""Och, to the d-- l with your manners honey," said he, clapping his two hands on my shoulders and pressing me down into the chair, "stay there since you're in it, and be d---- d to you.""
  • "Yes, I'll be G-- d d---- d, "and his arms came down slapping against his hips," let him off, with what? why a reprimand at dress parade, that isn't worth a d-- n as a punishment."
  • "[Not to your distinct knowledge; but in all those who send people to 'the other place' for contempt of their interpretations, there is a lurking wish which is father to the thought; 'you _will_ be d---- d' and 'you _be_ d-- d' are Siamese twins]."