Pronunciation of Daft
/dˈaft/, /dˈaft/, /d_ˈa_f_t/
Synonyms for daft:
Other synonyms and related words:
meshuga, unhinged, mentally ill, silly, touched, cockamamie, zany, deranged, screwball, half-baked, psychotic, zesty, soft, goofy, bananas, certifiable, gaga, non compos mentis, distraught, crackpot, zestful, unwise, lunatic, mad, fool, absurd, fatuous, demented, mental, wild, scatty, disordered, nutlike, Weak-minded, wrong, cranky, jerky, crazed, harebrained, inept, asinine, sappy, chapped, nonsensical, cuckoo, WUD, foolish, Daffy, off, mild, screwy, tomfool, witless, roughened, simpleminded, crazy, moonstruck, unsound, yeasty, odd, wacko, crackbrained, half-witted, cockeyed, brainsick, maniacal, featherheaded, bubbleheaded, psycho, unbalanced, lunkheaded, alligatored, bughouse, dippy, bedlam, pixilated, preposterous, brainless, cockamamy.
stupid; crazy (adjective)
demented, mad, asinine, foolish, bonkers, half-baked, unsound, silly, lunatic, nuts, screwy, crackers, touched, wacky, deranged, insane, mental, absurd, unhinged, Daffy, nutty, witless, unbalanced, cracked.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for daft:
- He brooded over it so much, and it made him so anxious and so vexed, that his brothers ate his porridge and he did not notice it, his sisters pulled his curls and he did not feel it, his father brought a stick down on his back and he only started and stared, and his mother cried because he was losing his mind and would grow daft, and even his mother's tears he scarcely saw. - "Bimbi", Louise de la Ramee.
- Mr. Perkins, Bronson's father, was daft, not enough to send him to the asylum, but so that he had to be watched all the time to keep him from doing himself a hurt. - "Hillsboro People", Dorothy Canfield.
- There are many, like the old Scotch lady who attempted to read Carlyle's French Revolution, who think they have become daft when they encounter a passage such as, for example, Rivals, who ... - "Life of Robert Browning", William Sharp.