FOOL MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Fool Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To play the fool; to trifle; to toy; to spend time in idle sport or mirth.
  2. (v. t.) To use as a fool; to deceive in a shameful or mortifying manner; to impose upon; to cheat by inspiring foolish confidence; as, to fool one out of his money.
  3. (n.) A compound of gooseberries scalded and crushed, with cream; -- commonly called gooseberry fool.
  4. (n.) A person deficient in intellect; one who acts absurdly, or pursues a course contrary to the dictates of wisdom; one without judgment; a simpleton; a dolt.
  5. (n.) One who acts contrary to moral and religious wisdom; a wicked person.
  6. (n.) One destitute of reason, or of the common powers of understanding; an idiot; a natural.
  7. (n.) One who counterfeits folly; a professional jester or buffoon; a retainer formerly kept to make sport, dressed fantastically in motley, with ridiculous accouterments.
  8. (v. t.) To infatuate; to make foolish.


Synonyms:
Anserine, Befool, Chump, Cod, Dissipate, Dopey, Dupe, Foolish, Fritter, Gull, Jester, Mark, Mug, Muggins, Sap, Saphead, Sappy, Shoot, Silly, Slang, Sucker, Tomfool, Unreasonable, Wacky, Zany,

• Foolery Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The practice of folly; the behavior of a fool; absurdity.
  2. (n.) An act of folly or weakness; a foolish practice; something absurd or nonsensical.


Synonyms:
Folly, Indulgence, Tomfoolery,

• Foolfish Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The orange filefish. See Filefish.
  2. (n.) The winter flounder. See Flounder.


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