make a fool of oneself
Definition of make a fool of oneself
: to behave in a very foolish or silly way He got drunk at the party and made a fool of himself. He's making a fool of himself over that woman.
Word by Word Definitions
: behave, act
: to begin or seem to begin (an action)
: to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone
: the manner or style in which a thing is constructed
: the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person
: foolish, silly
: to behave foolishly
: to meddle, tamper, or experiment especially thoughtlessly or ignorantly
: to play or improvise a comic role
: one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self
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