- From daff + -y. (Wiktionary)
- From obsolete daff, fool, from Middle English daffe; probably akin to dafte, foolish; see daft. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I do sometimes wish we could flag posts that are in some way related to post flags, when I'm feeling a bit daffy, which is always.”
“Sun once called her daffy, but there was a constant theme in her verbal ramblings.”
“Jones' preferation for the angry Daffy does more than demolish the original purpose behind the character; to be "daffy".”
“One I'd shipped with from New Amsterdam t'the Hesperides, heap o 'times; dropped back in at his home port, got kind of daffy overa doll and just lingered.”
“He is the happy and enthusiastic pastor of a large and growing congregation, which congregation is simply "daffy" about him.”
“Bill now tried his hand at Wild West theatricals, seeing that already many Easterners were "daffy," as he called it, about the West; but he failed at this, and went back once more to the plains where he belonged.”
“I hold no brief for Cherie Blair, but she had a kind of daffy genius for lifting the lid on the Blair marriage in ways that revealed far more than she realised.”
“One attendant said sorority girls are stereotyped as "daffy," upper-class and superficial.”
“In 1989, she called Steven Soderbergh's first feature "daffy”
“It presents the movie as some kind of daffy romantic comedy, with Ewan McGregor and Tara Fitzgerald being the only actors of interest.”
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