Simple Definition of foolish
: having or showing a lack of good sense or judgment
Examples of foolish in a sentence
He was wearing a foolish grin.
She's been taking foolish risks.
Those flashy clothes make her look foolish.
She must feel foolish wearing those flashy clothes.
I never thought you'd be foolish enough to believe him.
First Known Use of foolish
Synonym Discussion of foolish
Rhymes with foolish
coolish, ghoulish, mulish
FOOLISH Defined for Kids
Definition of foolish for Students
: showing or resulting from lack of good sense <a foolish man> <a foolish choice>
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