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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of; A person who lacks good judgment; A professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the middle ages.

Usage examples (33)
  • The fool who thinks he is wise is just a fool. The fool who knows he is a fool is wise indeed.
  • You know, 'fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me.'
  • I'm slowly becoming a cookin 'fool - or, perhaps, just a fool cookin'.
  • Reach the Gardners at fool@ fool. com, or by regular mail to Motley fool, PO Box 19529, for more
Tutoring comment
  • Only a "fool" (a stupid person or act) would start out on a road trip without making sure the gas tank is "full" (complete; entire) of "fuel." (something that creates energy, such as gasoline)
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