Definition of "tarnal" [tarnal]

  • (adjective) Chiefly New England & Upper Southern U.S. Damned. See Regional Note at tarnation.

Use "tarnal" in a sentence

  • "'Twas 'cause it took him so 'tarnal long to dig a basket, that the pertaters grew ahead of him in the row -- that's right!"
  • ""Boys, I'm drinking, and I don't care, fur my spunk's up, and I'd just's soon bet her all the first bet; them tarnal fellers guzzled me out of $1,000 in Cincinnater, and I wants ter get even.""
  • ""You wouldn't feel it so, if ye hadn't been too 'tarnal lazy to change yer seat," sniffed his wife."

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