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adj. daft·er, daft·est
1. Crazy; deranged.
2. Foolish; stupid.
3. Scots Frolicsome.

[Middle English defte, dafte, humble, uncouth, awkward; see deft.]

daft′ly adv.
daft′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.daftness - informal terms for insanity
insanity - relatively permanent disorder of the mind


n (inf)Blödheit f, → Doofheit f (both inf)
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Has that slight bit of daftness you need for the position.