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Noun fool has 3 senses
  1. fool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfool - a person who lacks good judgment
    --1 is a kind of simpleton, simple
    --1 has particulars:
     ass; clown, buffoon; flibbertigibbet, foolish woman; fucker; fathead, goof, goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, cuckoo, twat, zany; meshuggeneh, meshuggener; morosoph; putz; Wally
    Derived forms: verb fool3, verb fool1
  2. chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug - a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    --2 is a kind of victim, dupe
    Derived forms: verb fool3, verb fool1
  3. jester, fool, motley fool - a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the middle ages
    --3 is a kind of clown, buffoon, merry andrew
    Derived form: verb fool4
Verb fool has 4 senses
  1. fool, gull, befool - make a fool or dupe of
    --1 is one way to deceive, lead on, delude, cozen
    Derived forms: noun fool2, noun fool1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool away - spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"
    --2 is one way to consume, squander, waste, ware
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across - fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
    --3 is one way to deceive, betray, lead astray
    Derived forms: noun fool1, noun fool2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. horse around, arse around, fool around, fool - indulge in horseplay; "Enough horsing around--let's get back to work!"; "The bored children were fooling about"
    --4 is a kind of play; joke, jest
    Derived forms: noun fool3, noun foolery1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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