fool's paradise

noun

Definition of fool's paradise

  1. :  a state of delusory happiness

Examples of fool's paradise in a Sentence

  1. We are headed for economic trouble, and anyone who thinks otherwise is living in a fool's paradise.

First Known Use of fool's paradise

15th century


FOOL'S PARADISE Defined for English Language Learners

fool's paradise

noun

Definition of fool's paradise for English Language Learners

  • : a state of happiness that is based on mistaken beliefs or false ideas

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