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Adjective: daft (dafter,daftest)  dãft
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. [Brit, slang] Informal or slang term meaning insane, strange, eccentric or stupid
    "it used to drive my husband daft";
    - balmy [archaic, slang], barmy [slang], bats [slang], batty [slang], bonkers [slang], buggy [N. Amer, slang], cracked [slang], crackers [slang], dotty [slang], fruity [slang], haywire [slang], kooky [slang], kookie [slang], loco [slang], loony [slang], loopy [slang], nuts [slang], nutty [slang], round the bend [slang], around the bend [slang], wacky [slang], whacky [slang], doolally [Brit, slang], dippy [slang], daffy [slang], nutsy [N. Amer, slang], potty [Brit, slang], daft as a brush [Brit, slang], round the twist [Brit, slang], wacko [slang], dumbass [N. Amer, slang], bughouse [N. Amer, slang], cuckoo [slang], mental [slang], barking mad [Brit, slang], barking [Brit, slang]
  2. Devoid of good sense or judgment
    - foolish, dumb, stupid, imbecilic, imbecile

Derived forms: dafter, daftest

See also: absurd, cockeyed [informal], derisory, fond, goofy [informal], harebrained, idiotic, ill-advised, ill-conceived, impolitic, imprudent, inadvisable, insane, laughable, ludicrous, mad, mindless, misbegotten, misguided, nonsensical, preposterous, rattlebrained, rattlepated, ridic [informal], ridiculous, scatterbrained, scatty [Brit, informal], silly, unadvisable, unadvised, unwise, vacant, vacuous, wacky, whacky, zany

Encyclopedia: Daft, Richard