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: one who is extremely foolish
not often in formal use
stand around and let these two damfools kill each otherJames Jones


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variants or damfoolish
: extremely foolish or stupid
asking damfool questions with ardorClaud Cockburn
not often in formal use

Word History



alteration of damned fool

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“Damfool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/damfool. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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