- To act in an irresponsible or foolish manner.
- To behave in a playful or comical manner.
- to be shrewd and capable
- to spend time in trifling or pointless activity
- to trifle or meddle
- to fritter away foolishly
- to act like a fool; do silly things; clown
Other Word Forms of Fool
Origin of Fool
Middle English fol from Old French from Late Latin follis windbag, fool from Latin follis bellows bhel-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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