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Definition of "tomfoolery" [tom•fool•er•y]

  • Foolish behavior. (noun)
  • Something trivial or foolish; nonsense. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tomfoolery" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "Whatever we get in November, it least it won't be Billary and this kind of tomfoolery!"