befool

verb
be·​fool | \ bi-ˈfül How to pronounce befool (audio) , bē-\
befooled; befooling; befools

Definition of befool

transitive verb

1 : to make a fool of

First Known Use of befool

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Befool.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/befooling. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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