adjective fool·ish \ˈfü-lish\

: having or showing a lack of good sense or judgment

Full Definition of FOOLISH

:  lacking in sense, judgment, or discretion
a :  absurd, ridiculous
b :  marked by a loss of composure :  nonplussed
fool·ish·ly adverb

Examples of FOOLISH

  1. He was wearing a foolish grin.
  2. She's been taking foolish risks.
  3. Those flashy clothes make her look foolish.
  4. She must feel foolish wearing those flashy clothes.
  5. I never thought you'd be foolish enough to believe him.

First Known Use of FOOLISH

13th century

Rhymes with FOOLISH


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