HyperDic: fool

English > 7 senses of the word fool:
NOUNperson fool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfoola person who lacks good judgment
person fool, chump, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, muga person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
person fool, jester, motley foola professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages
VERBsocialfool, gull, befoolmake a fool or dupe of
consumptionfool, fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool awayspend frivolously and unwisely
communicationfool, gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, put on, take in, put one over, put one acrossfool or hoax
communicationfool, horse around, arse around, fool aroundindulge in horseplay
fool > pronunciation
Soundsfuw'l
RhymesBlackpool ... Yule: 48 rhymes with uwl...
English > fool: 7 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who lacks good judgment.
Synonymssap, saphead, muggins, tomfool
NarrowerassA pompous fool
clown, buffoonA rude or vulgar fool
fathead, goof, goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, cuckoo, twat, zanyA man who is a stupid incompetent fool
flibbertigibbet, foolish womanA female fool
fuckerA stupid despised man
meshuggeneh, meshuggener(Yiddish) a crazy fool
morosophA learned fool
putz(Yiddish) a fool
wallyA silly and inept person
Broadersimpleton, simpleA person lacking intelligence or common sense
Spanishbobo, corto, imbécil, necio, tonto
Catalanbabau, bajà, beneit, curt, idiota, talòs, tonto
Verbsfoolfool or hoax
foolmake a fool or dupe of
English > fool: 7 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of.
Synonymschump, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug
Broadervictim, dupeA person who is tricked or swindled
Spanishberzotas, bobo, cabeza de turco, cipote, estúpido, gaviota, idiota, imbécil, mameluco, panoli, primo, tonto
Catalanbabau, beneit, encantat, enze, gamarús, gavina, idiota, pallús, tanoca, tòtil
Verbsfoolfool or hoax
foolmake a fool or dupe of
English > fool: 7 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages.
Synonymsjester, motley fool
Broaderclown, buffoon, goof, goofball, merry andrewA person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
Spanishbufón
Catalanbufó
Verbsfoolindulge in horseplay
English > fool: 7 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningmake a fool or dupe of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsgull, befool
Broaderdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenBe false to
Spanishengañar, tomar el pelo
Catalanenganar
Nounsfoola person who lacks good judgment
foola person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
English > fool: 7 senses > verb 2, consumption
Meaningspend frivolously and unwisely.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool away
Entailsconsume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe outuse up (resources or materials)
Broaderconsume, squander, waste, warespend extravagantly
Spanishderrochar, dilapidar, disipar, disparar, malgastar, prodigar
Catalandisparar, dissipar, malgastar
English > fool: 7 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningfool or hoax.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example "You can't fool me!"
Synonymsgull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, put on, take in, put one over, put one across
Narrowerpull the leg of, kidtell false / false / false information to for fun
Broaderdeceive, betray, lead astrayCause someone to believe an untruth
Spanishconfundir, defraudar, embabucar, embaír, embaucar, encandilar, engañar, engatusar, enredar, falsear, timar
Catalanenredar, entabanar
Nounsfoola person who lacks good judgment
foola person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
English > fool: 7 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningindulge in horseplay.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example "The bored children were fooling about"
Synonymshorse around, arse around, fool around
Broaderjoke, jesttell a joke
playBe at play
Spanishhacer el idiota, hacer el tonto, payasear, tontear
Nounsfoola professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages
fooleryfoolish or senseless behavior

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