suffer fools gladly
Definition of suffer fools gladly
: to be kind to and patient with people who are annoying or bothersome —usually used in negative statements My mother was a woman who did not suffer fools gladly.
Word by Word Definitions
: to submit to or be forced to endure
: to feel keenly : labor under
: undergo, experience
: foolish, silly
: to behave foolishly
: to meddle, tamper, or experiment especially thoughtlessly or ignorantly
: to play or improvise a comic role
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