suffer fools gladly

idiom

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.

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“Suffer fools gladly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suffer%20fools%20gladly. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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