Slang – Daft.

Meaning (adjective) – Foolish or stupid.

This slang is extremely common British slang (it originated in Scotland and Northern England) but is likely to be understood by all native English speakers. Depending on context this expression can be seen as an insult, but it generally carries a harmless or lighthearted connotation.

Someone who is being very silly or stupid is being as daft as a brush.

A similar British expression is twit, a noun that can be used to describe a silly or foolish person. The Scottish slang gormless can also be used to refer to a foolish person.


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