noun tom·fool·ery \ˌtäm-ˈfül-rē, -ˈfü-lə-\

: playful or silly behavior

Full Definition of TOMFOOLERY

:  playful or foolish behavior

Examples of TOMFOOLERY

  1. There was a lot of tomfoolery going on behind the scenes.
  2. <the open bar may have had something to do with the tomfoolery at the wedding reception>

First Known Use of TOMFOOLERY

TOMFOOLERY Defined for Kids


noun tom·fool·ery \ˌtäm-ˈfül-rē, -ˈfü-lə-\

Definition of TOMFOOLERY for Kids

:  playful or foolish behavior


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