Laffed vs Daffed - What's the difference?

laffed | daffed |


As verbs the difference between laffed and daffed

is that laffed is (laff) while daffed is (daff).

laffed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (laff)

  • laff

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chiefly, humorous, or, for children)
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (chiefly, humorous, or, for children)
  • daffed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (daff)

  • daff

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) daf, .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A fool; an idiot; a blockhead.
  • Derived terms
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    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) . See above.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To be foolish; make sport; play; toy.
  • (Jamieson)
  • (UK, dialect) To daunt.
  • (Grose)
    Derived terms
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    Etymology 3

    Variant of doff.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To toss (aside); to dismiss.
  • * 1599 ,
  • *:DON PEDRO. I would she had bestowed this dotage on me; I would have daffed all other respects and made her half myself.
  • *1948 , (CS Lewis), ‘Notes on the Way’:
  • *:Such is the record of Scripture. Nor can you daff it aside by saying that local and temporary conditions condemned women to silence and private life.
  • To turn (someone) aside; divert.
  • Etymology 4

    From daffodil.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (British, informal) Short form of daffodil.
  • Get your daffs here - £2 a bunch

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