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Definition of "fools" []

  • 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)
  • Plural form of fool. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fool. (verb)

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Use "fools" in a sentence
  • "_ I am as vain as a peacock; yet when people admire anything I do, I think them fools -- _fools!"
  • "The label fools you into thinking this is an English ale because there is a Union Jack on the label."
  • "I can't say what the Colonel thought; but almost directly the trumpet rang out, and we were cantered back, to file steadily into the great courtyard again, with the men grumbling and muttering among themselves at having been made what they called fools of."