from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Mad; crazy.
- adj. Foolish; stupid.
- adj. Scots Frolicsome.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. insane, mad
- adj. silly
- adj. stupid
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Stupid; foolish; idiotic; also, delirious; insane.
- adj. Gay; playful; frolicsome.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Simple; stupid; foolish; weak-minded; silly: applied to persons or things.
- Playful; frolicsome.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
The point of Finkelstien bringing this to the attention of The Times readerproloteriat was to hopefully empathize with the inanity of certain daft policing strategies, dreamed up by promotion hungry cretins.
How daft is this thing going to get before even the wackiest of the wacky get migraines or something and for the love of Pete, just mercifully let all the twaddle go??
And the whole Thotsakan brouhaha looks daft from a Western perspective, but a lot of people here in Thailand do take this sort of thing very seriously.
This is an interesting argument – some might call it daft – but it is about to be road-tested in the theatre of major championship golf by the two best players in the world, Lee Westwood and Luke Donald.
We do, however, recall a daft corny film where a ridiculous hairy Michael J. Fox who looked more like Teen Ape slam dunked a basketball a few times.
It seems that the Conservatives conception of innovation is still what the rest of us would call a daft right-wing idea.
They are the lungs of the Earth, chopping them down at a rate of knots then fretting about travelling by air or boat on holiday is just plain daft.
This afternoon that chancer Paul Staines aka daft blogger Guido Fawkes aka Mr GuF gives Gordon Brown the credit for today's business at the LSE.
The difference between US and European trailer runs is not only significant, but often just plain daft.
But these old gentlemen were as far beyond his understanding as Gillesbeg Aotram, the wanderer who came about the glens and was called daft by the people who did not know, as Gilian did, that he was wiser than themselves.