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daffy

(ˈdæfi)
mod. silly; crazy. Kelly was acting daffy because she was so happy.
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It was time to come down," says the speaker, "to touch and be touched, take part in a daffiness / for which I'd need words like welter or maelstrom.
Carell nicely balances sadness and the right touch of daffiness.
She plays the archetypal character found in most teen films - the ugly duckling/nerd who will be redeemed by the final school bell - with a touch of daffiness and a quiet (remember the language barrier) dignity that is far from cliche.
Rebecca Kennedy, as her secondin-command, has a likeable daffiness that disappears with her telling of her childhood amid a disciplined stillness.
All of the poems that he read were marked by a thick sense of place, of the drought-wrought Pennsylvanian countryside where Taggart has lived for years, which served to root these reiterations in the daffiness of a lived life while at the same time pressing that dailiness into a rarer territory.
Tanaquil had no limit to her range and artistry: poetic lyricism in Symphony in C, sensual beauty in Afternoon of a Faun, fey daffiness in The Concert, and insouciant sexiness in Western Symphony.