Meaning of “daft” in the English Dictionary

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"daft" in British English

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daftadjective

uk /dɑːft/ us /dæft/ UK informal

silly or stupid:

You daft idiot!
It was a pretty daft idea anyway.
Don't be daft - let me pay - you paid last time.

More examples

  • He's thought up another daft scheme for getting rich before he's 20.
  • He thinks I'm seeing another man, but that's just daft. I would never do that.
  • Don't be daft - of course I'm not wearing this to the party!
  • It seems daft, but it would be cheaper to buy another washing machine than to get this one repaired.
  • Look at that daft cat - she's chasing her tail.

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