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  • n  informal terms for insanity

  • In his first big-league effort, Coppola flashes more than enough talent to suggest that he will make a major movie once he learns not to trip over the line separating daftness .
  • Kaye's mimicry, patter and general daftness are as deft as a surgeon's incision.

  • Theo Walcott in The Sun
    But Seanmichael defended Walcott saying: "In a team already lacking goals...... , taking away one of its best finishers is nothing short of daftness."
  • Bill Nighy in Telegraph.co.uk
    It's a light entertainment, designed to amuse,says Nighy, who plays a buttoned-up suburbanite with a peculiar obsession in the piece. "He's a living-statue watcher - that's part of its daftness - rather than a birdwatcher or a train...
  • Andy Hamilton in Independent
    Comic Relief has established itself in the calendar as a day when kids and adults - teachers, parents - do dress up and do silly things. It's National Daftness Day,Hamilton says, pressing his nose on.

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