(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 handle; that part of an instrument or vessel taken into the hand, and by which it is held and used; -- said chiefly of a knife, sword, or dagger; the hilt.
(n.) A dwelling.
(v. t.) To set in, or furnish with, a haft; as, to haft a dagger.
(1) The axe used to kill him struck with such force it was left embedded to the haft in the dead man's face, its handle covered with sticking plaster to hide traces of fingerprints.
(2) There is evidence for hafting of these tools at a date which is earlier than known elsewhere in the world.
(3) According to the unphysiologic high bending stress of the shaft in level of the lower half of the haft of the prosthesis, a hypertrophy of cortex and vault occurs.
(4) This is the earliest evidence of hafted axes [axes with a handle] in the world.
(5) Petraglia added that there were several other implications to the discovery that Homo heidelbergensis had used hafting to make spears.
(6) The technique needed to make stone-tipped spears, called hafting, would also have required humans to think and plan ahead: hafting is a multi-step manufacturing process that requires many different materials and skill to put them together in the right way.
(7) "It's telling us they're able to collect the appropriate raw materials, they're able to manufacture the right type of stone weapons, they're able to collect wooden shafts, they're able to haft the stone tools to the wooden shaft as a composite technology," said Michael Petraglia, a professor of human evolution and prehistory at the University of Oxford who was not involved in the research.
(8) It was no match for the high-spirited fun-loving youth of northern Tehran who sang "Ahmedi-bye-bye, Ahmedi-bye-bye" or "ye hafte-do hafte, Mahmud hamum na-rafte" (One week, two weeks, Mahmoud hasn't taken a shower).
(9) Hafte-Sobh newspaper took aim at “a class of young people who stubbornly and with the backup of their wealth, are having fun and live their own special way of life, and the Iranian system cannot touch them.” Taadol newspaper poured scorn on “a class of nouveau riche who cropped up like mushrooms” during the 2005-2013 presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.