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  Words related to fool

Related / Similar Words: chump, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfool, jester, motley fool, horse around, arse around, fool around, dupe, slang, befool, cod, put on, take in, put one over, put one across, fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool away

 

Definition:
  • a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of;
  • a person who lacks good judgment;
  • a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the middle ages;
  • indulge in horseplay; "Enough horsing around--let''s get back to work!"; "The bored children were fooling about";
  • fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can''t fool me!";
  • spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one''s inheritance";
  • make a fool or dupe of;

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    Hyponyms: clown, buffoon, flibbertigibbet, foolish woman, fathead, goof, goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, cuckoo, twat, zany, meshuggeneh, meshuggener, morosoph, putz, Wally, pull the leg of, kid

     

    Entailments: consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out

     

    Derivational Morphology: absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up, gull, befool, dupe, slang, cod, put on, put one over, put one across, horse around, arse around, fool around, joke, jest, jester, motley fool, folly, foolery, tomfoolery, craziness, lunacy, indulgence, take-in, fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfool, chump, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug, victim, waste, wastefulness, dissipation

     

    Language Translations:
    Armenian: խեղկատակ and հիմար   Chinese: 傻瓜  
    Danish: fjols and nar   Dutch: dwaas  
    Finnish: narri and typerys   French: fou and imbécile  
    German: Narr and Tor   Greek: ανόητος  
    Irish: amadán   Italian: buffone and imbecille  
    Japanese: 道化 and 愚か   Korean: 바보  
    Latin: stultus   Lithuanian: juokdarys and kvailys  
    Norwegian: tosk   Polish: głupek  
    Romanian: bufon and prost   Russian: дурак  
    Serbian: dvorska luda and glupak   Slovak: blázon  
    Slovene: bedak   Spanish: bobo  
    Swedish: dåre and narr  
     
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