An instance of foolish behavior or speech; a jest.(noun)
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Use "foolery" in a sentence
"Daisy, Daisy, "said he, shaking her shoulders gently," this religious foolery is spoiling you."
"No man can threaten me, even anonymously or in foolery."
""I can only foresee," he exclaimed, "the working-classes of Europe uniting in a great federation to cry: 'We will have no more of this madness and foolery, which is grinding us to powder!'""