[ noun ] a person who lacks good judgment
Used in print(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)
We are worried about what people may do with them - that some crazy fool may `` push the button '' .(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)
The teacher was a pliant fool .(Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land....)
Oh , you can submit a requisition for a miracle if you want to make a fool of yourself .(Richard Ferber, Bitter Valley....)
It would n't matter_to a fool like you .
[ noun ] a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
Used in print(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)
What a fool he had been to think_of his brother !(W. H. Gass, "The Pedersen Kid," in The...)
You 're a fool .
He 's an even bigger fool than you are .
A fool could see what was going_on .
[ adjective ] (informal) having or revealing stupidity
"ridiculous anserine behavior" "a dopey answer" "a dopey kid" "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"
Used in print(Breni James, Nights of the Kill....)
But for some fool reason he could n't remember which men he 'd put on the transfer detail .
[ noun ] (medieval,performing arts) a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the middle ages
Used in print(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)
I went and , mum and nervous , all_but made a fool of myself .
[ adjective ] (informal terms) "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"
"wore a goofy hat" "a silly idea" "some wacky plan for selling more books"
Used in print(Sallie Bingham, "Moving Day," The Atlantic...)
Leave that fool picture out '' , she added sharply .