: playful or foolish behavior
Examples of TOMFOOLERY
- There was a lot of tomfoolery going on behind the scenes.
- <the open bar may have had something to do with the tomfoolery at the wedding reception>
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Related to TOMFOOLERY
- buffoonery, clownery, clowning, foolery, high jinks (also hijinks), horsing around, monkey business, monkeying, monkeyshine(s), roughhouse, roughhousing, shenanigan(s), skylarking, slapstick, horseplay
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