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Noun
Plural for a person who lacks sense or judgment
“I was such a fool for believing that you could change all the ways you've been living, but you just couldn't stop.”
Noun
Plural for a person with a disordered mental state, or seemingly so
“I heard the word dude and I became unglued. Slowly, I turned, step by step, inch by inch, into a crazed fool.”
Noun
Plural for a jester or clown, especially one retained in a royal or noble household
“That one was Tulchaíne, the royal fool of the king of Temuir, Conare's trickster, a man of great power.”
Noun
Plural for a person who is made to appear ridiculous
“She'd felt like an absolute fool for trusting the charlatan so blindly in the first place.”
Noun
Plural for someone with a strong affinity for something
“Being the fool for sushi that I am, I went heavily in that direction, and it worked quite well with the bubblies.”
Verb
To deceive or fool someone
“By amplifying radio signals, they would fool planes into unknowingly dropping their bombs in the safety of the open countryside.”
Verb
To make jokes, especially for purposes of teasing someone
“The little boy would always fool with the villagers by crying wolf until nobody believed him any longer.”
Verb
To fiddle, tamper or play with something
“I'll fool with the keys in my pocket, adjust my glasses, and make a lot of noise with change.”
Verb
(fool around) To engage in amorous activity
“I would do anything for love, but I won't fool around. No, I won't do that.”
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