from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given name Daphne or Daffodil.
  • proper n. A surname, derived from the Welsh equivalent of David.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a silly person; silly; imbecile; ‘soft.’
  • Dry; insipid.
  • n. A short form for daffodil.


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  • "Larnsey's actually boinking a rent boy called Daffy?"

    In the Presence of the Enemy

  • "Want to come too!" called Daffy, her eyes full of tears as she saw her beloved Sally going away.

    The Second Form at Malory Towers

  • But while the Daffy in "Daffy Dilly" is not exactly "Daffy," he has a lot of resourcefulness, has more moods than just the non-stop anger he'd be displaying by the late '50s, and he actually enjoys being a cartoon character.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Most of them are lank, starved-looking beasties enough, but there is one lovely gray fellow who basks on a window sill opposite me and looks so much like 'Daffy' that, when I look at him, I could squeeze out a homesick tear if I were not afraid that would wash a clean spot on my grimy face.

    The Alpine Path: The Story of My Career

  • Brilliant if you're a 'Daffy' addict, and live in the States.www.

    Irish Blogs

  • Dear Daffy: What about that guy with his wife and his mistress fighting over him, and which one would get to be there when he came out?

    Rick Horowitz: A Major Miner Interruption

  • In the famous worlds of Daffy Duck "I'm a Happy Miser"

    Archive 2009-02-22

  • Plus, as if the weird boat-van doesn't draw enough attention to your lame posse, everyone riding this thing is given bright yellow "quackers" -- kazoos shaped like Daffy duck lips -- to wear around the neck and blow into when feeling enthusiastic.

    Julie Gerstenblatt: I Quack for Groupon

  • I picture Bugs and Daffy murdering them and throwing them down into the sewer.

    Fruit of the Loom Funpals Ad - The Retroist

  • It also looks like Bugs and Daffy are headed for some kind of love fest with the Chipmunks.

    Fruit of the Loom Funpals Ad - The Retroist


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