(a.) Stupid; foolish; idiotic; also, delirious; insane; as, he has gone daft.
(a.) Gay; playful; frolicsome.
(1) Does he really think, like those daft gender essentialists, that women are innately gentle and men are big brutes out for a ruck?
(2) I am of a similar vintage and, like many friends and fans of the series, bemoan the fact that we are generally treated by society as silly, weak, daft, soppy, prejudiced (even bigoted), risk-averse and wary of new situations.
(3) Album of the year: Random Access Memories - Daft Punk Daft Punk snatches record of the year from Macklemore's tiny fists.
(4) Osborne and Alistair Darling would be daft to rule out a 20% VAT band; don't expect them to admit as much this side of polling day.
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(6) The comedian Stephen Mangan called Cameron’s warning “panicky” and “daft”, while another comedian, Vikki Stone, shared a picture of herself hiding in the shed with a colander on her head and said: “Dear David Cameron I’m frightened.
(7) Daft Punk will make their first televised performance since 2008 , playing with artists including Stevie Wonder and Get Lucky collaborators Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers.
(8) It would be unfair – daft, even, and demeaning to the winner – to suggest Murray threw the match away after coming back from 2-5 in the fifth set and failing to convert any of three break points that would have left him serving for the match.
(9) I wanted to make something that, daft as it is, you could see it loads of times and spot something new each time.
(10) The clue is in the title: it takes a lot of work and rehearsal for a comedian to appear spontaneous, and this is a daft, enjoyable and impressively polished show from a comic with a natural flair for the absurd.
(11) Nile says: “The robots had an amazing vision!” Nile Rodgers accepts Daft Punk's International Group Award.
(12) So, yes, Daft Punk are very famous indeed, but the two Frenchmen sitting side by side on a sofa in a luxurious Paris hotel suite – Thomas Bangalter, 38, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, 39 – are very much not.
(13) He also helpfully presented the former prime minister with a way the policy could be made less daft.
(14) The more that other people sounded like Daft Punk, the harder it become for Daft Punk to do something new.
(15) Frankly, if anyone is daft enough to spend £1,000 on a handbag, it’s no skin off anyone else’s nose.
(16) At this perilous juncture, there's not much to be gained from saying that monetary union was always a daft idea.
(17) "Apart from anything else, with Superman returning to a cinematic landscape that now also has that other god-alien Thor, not to mention Iron Man, Hulk – hell, all the Avengers – it wasn't a daft move to avoid any winks to his inherent absurdity," he writes.
(18) Richard Curtis's film is a good-natured fantasy romance of such utterable daftness that it's impossible to dislike.
(19) Cycling into the hinterland of a foreign city with a reputation for violence and where few people speak English might sound like a daft idea, but for anyone remotely interested in cycling this is an unmissable experience – perhaps the world's greatest city bike ride.
(20) So, let's go back to the original question: is the man in charge of making these changes a bit daft?
(n.) A pointed missile weapon, intended to be thrown by the hand; a short lance; a javelin; hence, any sharp-pointed missile weapon, as an arrow.
(n.) Anything resembling a dart; anything that pierces or wounds like a dart.
(n.) A spear set as a prize in running.
(n.) A fish; the dace. See Dace.
(v. t.) To throw with a sudden effort or thrust, as a dart or other missile weapon; to hurl or launch.
(v. t.) To throw suddenly or rapidly; to send forth; to emit; to shoot; as, the sun darts forth his beams.
(v. i.) To fly or pass swiftly, as a dart.
(v. i.) To start and run with velocity; to shoot rapidly along; as, the deer darted from the thicket.
(1) Proceptivity (hop-darting) was facilitated by progesterone in females, but was never observed in males.
(2) Perisic darts in from the edge of the penalty area to get on the end of it and thumps a meaty header wide.
(3) ACTUALLY, IT GOT RATHER MORE THAN THAT World Darts, Sky Sports 1, 7pm – The PDC World Darts final, won by Adrian Lewis in a thrilling 7-5 win over Gary Anderson , averaged 884,000 viewers – and peaked with 1.27 million.
(4) Findley darts round him and slots him beneath the advancing Ricketts.
(5) After darting in from the left the forward fired a low shot past Martínez at the near post to crown a superb personal performance.
(6) Following 6 days of mental or physical practice by the experimental groups, the performance level on the dart-throwing task was again measured for all subjects.
(7) Playback partially reduced darting to control levels.
(8) She’s already being controlled.” Helping professionals recognise coercive control is a key reason that Monckton-Smith has created a new diagnostic system called Dart ( domestic abuse reference tool ): she hopes it will help elicit new information so that frontline workers can respond to the extreme danger that victims are in.
(9) Invited by Marcus Rashford to make a dart into the area Martial breezed past a bewildered Besic to cut the ball back from the byline and present Marouane Fellaini with a goal against his former club.
(10) The use of lightweight darts and a blowgun was found to be useful as a supplement to longer range dart projector systems since many animals could be approached at short range.
(11) They must have thought they had wrested control of this contest having started the second half with such urgency, the excellent Sergio Agüero – "a powerful tank," according to Mourinho – darting behind Gary Cahill to collect Samir Nasri's pass and thump a glorious finish high beyond Petr Cech at his near post.
(12) Soliciting behavior (hop-darting) was not enhanced by any treatment, suggesting that catecholamine activity has an inhibitory influence on the stop component of sexual behavior, but not on the whole copulatory pattern.
(13) But Marshall had also had to deny Tyler Walker twice and Michail Antonio once, with important stops, before finally having his resistance broken in the 86th minute, after Antonio had darted clear.
(14) She was shortlisted for a Forward prize at the age of 30 for her first collection, The Thing in the Gap-Stone Stile, took the TS Eliot prize with her second , a remarkable book-length poem about the river Dart, and is now, 15 years later, widely hailed as one of British poetry's finest, brightest voices.
(15) Chelsea could at least draw encouragement from Eden Hazard's winner, the team's leading scorer fed by Ashley Cole's pass to dart inside Jordi Amat and skim a shot goalwards, which Tremmel might have saved had Ashley Williams not dived across his eye-line.
(16) On Sunday, Leslee Dart, a publicist for Allen, 78, said: Mr Allen has read the article and found it untrue and disgraceful.
(17) The darting speck of fiery orange had gone, perhaps already on his way to another continent.
(18) If Labour were in fighting mood, there is no shortage of weak spots on the Conservative flank at which they could aim their darts.
(19) Protein occurs in the dart structure as an external sheath, as a lining to the tubular core and as a matrix component of the mineral phase.
(20) Small fish are darting in and out with as little apparent purpose as our day so far.