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Synonyms for fool

Synonyms for (noun) fool

Synonyms: chump, soft touch, sucker, mark, gull, fool, fall guy, patsy, mug Definition: a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

Similar words: victim, dupe Definition: a person who is tricked or swindled

Synonyms: fool, sap, saphead, tomfool, muggins Definition: a person who lacks good judgment

Similar words: simple, simpleton Definition: a person lacking intelligence or common sense

Synonyms: jester, fool, motley fool Definition: a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages

Similar words: goof, goofball, clown, buffoon, merry andrew Definition: a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

Synonyms for (verb) fool

Synonyms: fool, fool around, arse around, horse around Definition: indulge in horseplay Usage: Enough horsing around--let's get back to work!; The bored children were fooling about

Similar words: jest, joke Definition: tell a joke; speak humorously Usage: He often jokes even when he appears serious

Similar words: play Definition: be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children Usage: The kids were playing outside all day; I used to play with trucks as a little girl

Synonyms: take in, befool, put on, put one across, put one over, gull, fool, dupe, slang, cod Definition: fool or hoax Usage: The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone; You can't fool me!

Similar words: lead astray, deceive, betray Definition: cause someone to believe an untruth Usage: The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house

Synonyms: dissipate, shoot, fool, fool away, fritter, fritter away, frivol away Definition: spend frivolously and unwisely Usage: Fritter away one's inheritance

Similar words: consume, squander, waste, ware Definition: spend extravagantly Usage: waste not, want not

Synonyms: fool, gull, befool Definition: make a fool or dupe of

Similar words: cozen, deceive, delude, lead on Definition: be false to; be dishonest with