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fool

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1 a person who lacks good sense or judgment

  • only a fool would attempt to climb that mountain unprepared
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2 a person formerly kept in a royal or noble household to amuse with jests and pranks

  • a kingʼs fool could get away with saying things that others in the palace couldnʼt
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3 a person with a strong and habitual liking for something

  • I'm a fool for ice cream
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4 a person having or showing a severely disordered or abnormal state of mind

  • he got out of serving in the army by successfully pretending to be a fool
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fool

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showing or marked by a lack of good sense or judgment

  • he's always got some fool plan or other
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out to lunch

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fool

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1 to cause to believe what is untrue

  • I fooled him into thinking that we were driving to the store, not to his surprise birthday party
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do a number on, lead one down the garden path (also lead one up the garden path), pull one's leg, pull the wool over one's eyes

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2 to make jokes

  • an edgy comedian fooling with an appreciative college audience
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crack wise



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