Daff meaning

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A fool; an idiot; a blockhead.
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(scot.) To act the part of a fool; behave playfully.
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(archaic) To turn or thrust aside.
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(obs.) To take off (clothes); doff.
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(intransitive) To be foolish; make sport; play; toy.

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(UK, dialect) To daunt.

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To toss aside; put off; doff.
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To turn (someone) aside; divert.
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(UK, informal) Short form of daffodil.

Get your daffs here - £2 a bunch.

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Origin of daff

  • From Middle English daf, daffe (“fool, idiot”), from Old Norse daufr (“deaf, stupid”), from Proto-Germanic *daubaz (“deaf, stunned”), from Proto-Indo-European *dheubh- (“to whisk, whirl, smoke, be obscure”). Cognate with Swedish döf (“deaf”), Danish døv (“deaf, stupid”). More at deaf.

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  • From Middle English daffen (“to render foolish”), from daf, daffe (“fool, idiot”). See above.

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  • Variant of doff.

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  • From daffodil.

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