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adjective informal     daft pronunciation in British English
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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!

  2. 2

    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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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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