Daft definition

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Silly; foolish.
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Foolish; stupid.
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Crazy; deranged.
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Insane; crazy.
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(scots) Frolicsome.
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(scot.) Merry or frolicsome in a giddy way.
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The definition of daft is crazy, foolish or silly.

A silly and foolish idea is an example of an idea that would be described as daft.

A foolish and possibly crazy person is an example of someone who would be described as daft.

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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
daft
Comparative:
dafter
Superlative:
daftest

Origin of daft

  • Middle English defte, dafte humble, uncouth, awkward deft

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English dæfte

    From Wiktionary