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  • noun Scotland, Northern England a daft person

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Examples

  • Kate laughed the idea to scorn, saying over and over that the boy must be "dafty," but still his mind was unchanged.

    Frank Merriwell Down South

  • Mario was a dafty, a pure numpty, and he didn't have a clue what he was doing.

    Riding the tube to work

  • The trick here is to distinguish the haunting from the depressing day to day life of the tower block inhabitants, from the stumblebums who stagger about its dimly-lit hallways and the parents of the dead boy who sit zombie-like in front of their television ankle deep in empty lager cans to Lizzie, whose reward for the sin of sensitivity is to be labeled a liar at home and a "fuckin' dafty" at school.

    Problems upstairs

  • The old man folded his arms, and kept saying nein and nicht, which any dafty could tell were Clanker for “no.”

    LEVIATHAN

  • The old man folded his arms, and kept saying nein and nicht, which any dafty could tell were Clanker for “no.”

    LEVIATHAN

  • "Och, but you're a dafty, you are," she said calmly enough, but her eyes glared at him furiously.

    Tender Rebel

  • "Have you-uns gone plumb dafty?" asked the girl, in a dazed way.

    Frank Merriwell Down South

  • "He's nane sa dafty as he looks," thought Mrs. Jasher, who was Scotch, although she claimed to be cosmopolitan.

    The Green Mummy

  • A dafty, maybe, but not a coward. 56 in the last ten overs.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Gabby Babble - ... to lilyroseallen @lilyroseallen oy dafty fella ring me on my cellular woman. d message me for the new digiez about 1 hour ago from web in reply to lilyroseallen

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