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daffy

Crazy, goofy, or giddy. Quit being a so daffy—you're starting to annoy me. There's a guy on our corner who shouts about the end of the world; I think he's a little daffy.
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daffy

(ˈdæfi)
mod. silly; crazy. Kelly was acting daffy because she was so happy.
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