Definition of suffer fools gladly
- My mother was a woman who did not suffer fools gladly.
: to submit to or be forced to endure
: to feel keenly : labor under
: undergo, experience
: a person lacking in judgment or prudence
: a retainer (see 1retainer 1) formerly kept in great households to provide casual entertainment and commonly dressed in motley with cap, bells, and bauble
: one who is victimized or made to appear foolish : dupe
: foolish, silly
: to behave foolishly
: to meddle, tamper, or experiment especially thoughtlessly or ignorantly
: to play or improvise a comic role
: having a cheerful or happy disposition by nature
: experiencing pleasure, joy, or delight : made happy
: made pleased, satisfied, or grateful
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