adjective Date: 1782 damned, confounded <
in a deuced fix
deuced or deucedly adverb

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  • Deuced — Deu ced, a. Devilish; excessive; extreme. [Low] {Deu ced*ly}, adv …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deuced — [do͞o′sid lēdo͞o′sid, dyo͞o′sid; do͞ost, dyo͞ost] adj. [see DEUCE2] 1. devilish; confounded 2. extreme: used in mild oaths or exclamations adv. extremely; very: also deucedly [do͞o′sid lē] …   English World dictionary

  • deuced — adjective, adverb old fashioned very or very great: I m deuced glad you turned up when you did …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • deuced — adj. & adv. archaic damned, confounded (a deuced liar). Derivatives: deucedly adv …   Useful english dictionary

  • deuced — /dooh sid, dyooh ; doohst, dyoohst/, Chiefly Brit. adj. 1. devilish; confounded; damned. adv. 2. deucedly. [1775 1785; DEUCE2 + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • deuced — adverb /ˈd(j)uːsɪd,d(j)uːst,ˈdjuː.sɪd/|[djuːst,ˈdu.sɪd/|[dust/ Damned. Syn: deucedly …   Wiktionary

  • deuced — deuc|ed [ dust, dusəd ] adjective, adverb OLD FASHIONED used for adding emphasis to what you are saying …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deuced — deuced· || st adj. damned, confounded …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deuced — deduce …   Anagrams dictionary

  • deuced — [ dju:sɪd, dju:st] adjective informal used for emphasis, especially to express disapproval or frustration. Derivatives deucedly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

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