Definitions

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  • noun archaic Alternative spelling of daughter.
  • adjective comparative form of daft: more daft

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Examples

  • In practice, the dafter suggestions made after the disorder are likely to be dropped because they are impractical.

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  • Some stand-ups might use this as a prompt for a detailed contemplation of national identity, but James's account is a dafter, more personal story of awkward encounters and frequent embarrassments when in close proximity to his idols.

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  • Like the other beaters, he would attach a white flag to the end of his thumb-stick, the better to flush out the dafter – or perhaps I mean the wiser – of the birds.

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  • If its gets any dafter, i think we may have to demand that the Federation subs aso include a legal insurance to prosecute in the civil courts people who assault the police.

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  • But there's no rush, and Clegg must know – even if his own dafter followers don't – that the economic crisis is more urgent by a very long way.

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  • They need to be worn in combination with the simplest, most elegant pieces imaginable: cigarette pants, razor-sharp black jeans, blazers etc – anything that will diminish the dafter aspects of your look-focus that'll be the jumper.

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  • We get older, kids look dafter to us? it was ever thus.

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  • But you have to be dafter or more disingenuous than Benito Mussolini, as it turns out!

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  • Guided by the light of a torch and thousands of stars, we were definitely on our own (sleeping in a field a few feet from lots of strangers has always seemed to me to be just one of the dafter contradictions of camping).

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  • The race for the centre-ground of British politics has knocked the dafter self-destructive edges off the Labour and Conservative parties.

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