Associations to the word «Fool»


FOOL, noun. (pejorative) A person with poor judgment or little intelligence.
FOOL, noun. (historical) A jester; a person whose role was to entertain a sovereign and the court (or lower personages).
FOOL, noun. (informal) Someone who derives pleasure from something specified.
FOOL, noun. (cooking) A type of dessert made of puréed fruit and custard or cream.
FOOL, noun. (often capitalized) (Fool) A particular card in a tarot deck.
FOOL, verb. To trick; to make a fool of someone.
FOOL, verb. To play the fool; to trifle; to toy; to spend time in idle sport or mirth.
FOOL ABOUT, verb. (intransitive) to fool around
FOOL AROUND, verb. (intransitive) to engage in frivolous behaviour; to monkey around
FOOL AROUND, verb. (intransitive) to waste time
FOOL AROUND, verb. (intransitive) to engage in casual or flirtatious sexual acts
FOOL AROUND, verb. (intransitive) to engage in adultery; to play around
FOOL AWAY, verb. (idiomatic) to waste, squander
FOOL TO ONESELF, noun. One who knowingly makes a decision or takes action that is to his/her own disadvantage.
FOOL UP, verb. (archaic) (intransitive) to be incredibly foolish, act foolishly
FOOL WITH, verb. (idiomatic) to be involved in a dangerous activity

Dictionary definition

FOOL, noun. A person who lacks good judgment.
FOOL, noun. A person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of.
FOOL, noun. A professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages.
FOOL, verb. Make a fool or dupe of.
FOOL, verb. Spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance".
FOOL, verb. Fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!".
FOOL, verb. Indulge in horseplay; "Enough horsing around--let's get back to work!"; "The bored children were fooling about".

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.