Definition of "fooling" []

  • A person who lacks sense or judgement (noun)
  • A person who is made to appear ridiculous (noun)
  • (formerly) a professional jester living in a royal or noble household (noun)
  • An idiot or imbecile (noun)
  • To deceive (someone), esp in order to make him or her look ridiculous (verb)
  • To act or play (with) irresponsibly or aimlessly (verb)
  • To speak or act in a playful, teasing, or jesting manner (verb)
  • To squander; fritter (verb)
  • Present participle of fool. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fooling" in a sentence
  • "She could not remember the little dog's name, so she boldly gave him the first name that came entered her head, "JoJo," and succeeded in fooling the officer."
  • "Have succeeded in fooling the American sheeple with lies and distortions."
  • "However it does the job right in fooling your guests – at least for the first time."