Examples of daffy in a Sentence
The actress is starring in a daffy new comedy this summer.
The book is filled with daffy characters.
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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.
Did Nordo’s screechingly daffy ex-wife (Opal Peachey), gadding about with an imaginary Chihuahua on a leash, off him with a butcher knife?
Nonetheless, there are some downright daffy decrees out there.
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Origin and Etymology of daffy
First Known Use: circa 1884See Words from the same year
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;
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