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adjective informal daft pronunciation in British English /dɑːft/
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  1. 1
    silly and not sensible or reasonable
    I think it’s a daft idea.
    don’t be daft: Don’t be daft – of course I won’t forget you.
    be daft enough to do something: Who would be daft enough to pay so much for a car?
    daft as a brush (=very silly): She’s daft as a brush, that woman!
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  2. 2
    crazy
    I’m not daft you know. I do remember what it’s like to be young.
    go daft: You could go daft listening to such monotonous music.
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daftness

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