Synonyms of daft in English:


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1‘that's a daft idea’

absurd, preposterous, ridiculous, ludicrous, farcical, laughable, risible
idiotic, stupid, foolish, foolhardy, unwise, imprudent, ill-conceived, silly, inane, puerile, infantile, fatuous, imbecilic, hare-brained, half-baked
unreasonable, irrational, illogical, nonsensical, pointless, senseless, impracticable, unworkable, unrealistic
peculiar, odd, strange, queer, weird, eccentric, bizarre, fantastic, incongruous, grotesque
informal crazy, cock-eyed
British informal barmy, potty


2‘are you daft or something?’

simple-minded, simple, stupid, idiotic, moronic, imbecilic, dull-witted, dull, dim-witted, slow-witted, slow, witless, half-witted, feeble-minded, dunce-like, cretinous, empty-headed, vacuous, vapid
deranged, unhinged, insane, mad
informal touched, thick, dim, dopey, dumb, dozy, birdbrained, pea-brained, pig-ignorant, bovine, slow on the uptake, soft in the head, brain-dead, boneheaded, lamebrained, chuckleheaded, dunderheaded, wooden-headed, fat-headed, muttonheaded, not all there, not quite right, crazy, mental, nuts, nutty, cracked, cuckoo, bonkers, dippy
British informal not the full shilling, dotty, potty, batty, crackers, barmy, thick as two short planks
North American informal dumb-ass

3‘she's daft about him’

infatuated with, enamoured of, obsessed by, smitten with, besotted by, doting on, very fond of
informal crazy, wild, mad, nutty, nuts, gone on
informal, dated sweet on
British informal potty