adjective \ˈdaft also ˈdäft\

: strange often in a way that is funny

: crazy or foolish

Full Definition of DAFT

a :  silly, foolish
b :  mad, insane
Scottish :  frivolously merry
daft·ly adverb
daft·ness \ˈdaf(t)-nəs\ noun

Examples of DAFT

  1. Your idea seems a bit daft to me.
  2. She looked at us as if we'd gone daft.

Origin of DAFT

Middle English dafte gentle, stupid; akin to Old English gedæfte mild, gentle, Middle English defte deft, Old Church Slavic podobati to be fitting
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with DAFT

DAFTNESS Defined for Kids


adjective \ˈdaft\

Definition of DAFT for Kids

:  foolish, crazy


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