Meaning of “daffy” in the English Dictionary


"daffy" in English

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uk /ˈdæf.i/ us /ˈdæf.i/ informal

Examples from literature

  • But if I did so now, you'd take me out to your rickety old house, with your daffy old uncle and his dumb old housekeeper, and I should lose my own mind in a week or ten days. 
  • He is the happy and enthusiastic pastor of a large and growing congregation, which congregation is simply "daffy" about him. 
  • I'd rather have them than a rope of pearls and I'm just daffy over those things. 
  • She laughed and said, 'Dan, you are getting daffy.' From that night on I have been a better husband and father. 
  • Well, once upon a time, Uncle Bill was clear daffy on the subject of mosquitoes. 

(Definition of “daffy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)