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Definition of "daft" []

  • Mad; crazy. (adjective)
  • Foolish; stupid. (adjective)
  • Scots Frolicsome. (adjective)
  • Foolish, simple, or stupid (adjective)

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.

  • Extremely fond (of) (adjective)
  • Frivolous; giddy (adjective)

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Use "daft" in a sentence
  • "The point of Finkelstien bringing this to the attention of The Times readerproloteriat was to hopefully empathize with the inanity of certain daft policing strategies, dreamed up by promotion hungry cretins."
  • "How daft is this thing going to get before even the wackiest of the wacky get migraines or something and for the love of Pete, just mercifully let all the twaddle go??"
  • "And the whole Thotsakan brouhaha looks daft from a Western perspective, but a lot of people here in Thailand do take this sort of thing very seriously."