Examples of daffy in a Sentence
The actress is starring in a daffy new comedy this summer.
The book is filled with daffy characters.
Recent Examples of daffy from the Web
In fairness, Trump didn’t dream up this daffy idea himself: Spending at least 2% of a country’s GDP on its military has been an official NATO goal since 2006, and Trump’s not the first to suggest doubling that amount.
Daffy Days To get people in the daffy spirit for the annual Meriden Daffodil Festival on April 28 and 29, Hubbard Park — home to about 600,000 daffs — also is hosting a pre-festival weekend April 21 and 22.
But McElwain was daffy enough that posing naked on top of a shark didn’t seem out of character.
The stage, outfitted with kiddie pools, fairy lights and even a tiki bar that serves alcoholic refreshments, is where theatergoers congregate for this jocular, beach party update of a musical entertainment already overtopped with daffy cleverness.
Lynch still likes to mix the surreal and the silly, with truly strange events that defy explanation alternating with comic relief provided by the ridiculously daffy staff of Twin Peaks' sheriff's department.
A wildly daffy premise tempered by impressive emotional depth.
In addition to Bening, Gerwig gives her finest performance in recent memory, submerging her familiar (and delightful) daffy persona to portray a character on her own sometimes-heartbreaking search for meaning and purpose.
Each actor plays multiple roles, which suits the daffy atmosphere.
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absurd, asinine, balmy, brainless, cockeyed, crackpot, crazy, cuckoo, daft, dippy, dotty, fatuous, featherheaded, fool, foolish, half-baked, half-witted, harebrained, inept, insane, jerky, kooky (also kookie), loony (also looney), lunatic, lunkheaded, mad, nonsensical, nutty, preposterous, sappy, screwball, senseless, silly, simpleminded, stupid, tomfool, unwise, wacky (also whacky), weak-minded, witless, zany;
airheaded, birdbrained, brain-dead, chowderheaded, chuckleheaded, clueless, dense, dim, dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull, dumb, dunderheaded, empty-headed, fatuous, feebleminded, idiotic (also idiotical), imbecile (or imbecilic), knuckleheaded, lamebrain (or lamebrained), mindless, moronic, oafish, obtuse, opaque, pinheaded, simple, slow, slow-witted, soft, softheaded, thoughtless, thick, thickheaded, unintelligent, vacuous, witless;
out to lunch;
DAFFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of daffy for English Language Learners
: silly or strange often in a way that is funny
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