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How to Pronounce fool?

Correct pronunciation for the word "fool" is [fˈuːl], [fˈuːl], [f_ˈuː_l].

Definition of fool

  1. A person of weak intellect; a person who acts foolishly; a buffoon; a jester.
  2. To treat with contempt; to disappoint; to deceive; to infatuate; to cheat. The feast of fools, a kind of festival in the middle ages, somewhat similar to the Saturnalia of the Romans. Abbot of fools, a sort of histrionic character or leading buffoon at the public festivals or mummeries of Christmas or Shrovetide. To play the fool, to act the buffoon; to act like one void of understanding. To put the fool on, to treat as foolish. To make a fool of; to frustrate; to defeat. To fool away, to spend in trifles, idleness, folly, or without advantage; to spend for things of no value or use; to expend improvidently.
  3. To trifle; to toy; to spend time in idleness, sport, or mirth.
  4. A compound of gooseberries scalded and crushed with cream.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Fool?

  • The personal forms of the verb "fool" in the present tense are:

  • 1. I fool

  • 2. You fool

  • 3. He fools

  • 4. She fools

  • 5. It fools

  • 6. We fool

  • 7. You fool

  • 8. They fool
  • What is the past tense of Fool?

  • The past tense forms of the verb "fool" are:

  • 1. I fooled

  • 2. You fooled

  • 3. He/she/it fooled

  • 4. We fooled

  • 5. You (plural) fooled

  • 6. They fooled
  • What is the adverb for fool?

    The adverb form of the word "fool" is "foolishly".

    What is the adjective for fool?

    The adjective form of the word "fool" is "foolish".

    Usage over time for fool:

    This graph shows how "fool" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of fool?

    The plural of the "fool" can be the "fools".

    What is the singular form of fool?

    The singular of the "fool" can be the "fool".

    Synonyms for Fool:


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