DAFT

balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky

(adjective) informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; “it used to drive my husband balmy”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Adjective

daft (comparative dafter, superlative daftest)

(chiefly, Britain, informal) Foolish, silly, stupid.

Synonym: Thesaurus:foolish

(chiefly, Britain, informal) Crazy, insane, mad.

Synonym: Thesaurus:insane

(obsolete) Gentle, meek, mild.

Anagrams

• DFAT

Source: Wiktionary


Daft, a. Etym: [OE. daft, deft, deft, stupid; prob. the same word as E. deft. See Deft.]

1. Stupid; folish; idiotic; also, delirious; insance; as, he has gone daft. Let us think no more of this daft business Sir W. Scott.

2. Gay; playful; frolicsome. [Scot.] Jamieson.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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