Translation of daft in Spanish:


tonto, adj.

Pronunciation /dæft/ /dɑːft/

See Spanish definition of tonto

adjective dafter, daftest

mainly British
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    (silly, foolish)
    bobo informal
    that was a daft thing to do, Carol hiciste una tontería, Carol
    • he's daft in the head está chiflado
    • My dear old mother went as daft as a brush in her final years.
    • They were patient and polite, but they obviously wondered why I was asking such a daft question.
    • I ask her if she smokes, a daft question given that this is a tobacconist, but you have to start somewhere.
    • Who thought it was a good idea to ask such a daft question in the first place?
    • This reduces the arguments to the silly opinions of a couple of daft people with money.
    • How could such a clever man be so daft that he did not anticipate the most obvious questions?
    • He had written that he was struggling to deal with his feelings and felt daft even expressing them.
    • Very little in business is easy, and anyone looking for an easy option would be daft to make exporting their first choice.
    • The conversation deteriorated until we were calling each other daft names and I moved to storm out of his office with one final remark.
    • The bed is edged with a lavender hedge on two sides, which I like, but I planted a yellow rose in the bed and it was miles too tall and looked daft.
    • There's no way of supping a full latte without getting a foamy moustache on your upper lip and it looks as daft on a power person as it does on an old grey man.
    • A stream of people I half-knew kept coming up to tell me how daft I looked.
    • Even the most supposedly stylish people looked pretty daft 20 years ago.
    • Gangsta culture may look glamorous to some but transport it to the Midlands and it looks daft.
    • I could spend hours just staring into the mirror, pulling daft faces.
    • The story is totally daft and has plot holes you can drive a bus through.
    • I felt an urge in recent weeks to e-mail the journalist and tell him what a good job he was doing, but felt a bit daft e-mailing a total stranger.
    • Forgive me if I sound daft, but I can't see a link between the two subjects.
    • This latest daft row is yet another example of the slimy politics which disfigure racing, and there's a lot worse to come.
    • As scatty or daft as I may come across here at times, work is hugely important to me.
    • I've been daft about cricket since I was young, and I was part of a successful squad until I was forced to pack it in at 26 when I tore my cartilage and ruptured my knee ligaments.
    • His mother Karen said that she and her husband, Kevin, who are both doctors, were both daft about puzzles and had encouraged Jack and younger sister Mia in their hobby.
    • Of course they are just daft about their rugby round here.
    • Much of the population is daft about dogs and there are not many whippets here so people stop us in the street to look at them.
    • It's time to stop being daft about Christmas.
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    (extremely fond)
    to be daft about sb estar loco por algn