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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Foolish or senseless behavior.

Usage examples (38)
  • She made fun of what she called his tomfoolery, which prevented him from turning his position to account.
  • Five millennia of economic tomfoolery is bound to leave Egyptians confused about economic principles.
  • Americans will always fall for this kind of tomfoolery, Stevey.
  • Whatever we get in November, it least it won't be Billary and this kind of tomfoolery! for more
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