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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!

  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

noun [uncountable]

conlang

… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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