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fool

noun /fuːl/
a person without sense or intelligence
tonto, imbécil
She’s a complete fool for wasting so much money He is such a fool he never knows what to do.
foolish adjective having no sense
tonto
He is a foolish young man.
ridiculous
ridículo
He looked very foolish in that silly hat.
foolishly adverb
tontamente
Foolishly I forgot to lock the door when I went out.
foolishness noun
estupidez
an act of extreme foolishness.
foolhardy adjective taking foolish risks; rash
temerario
He made a foolhardy attempt to climb the mountain in such poor weather.
foolhardiness noun
temeridad
foolproof adjective unable to go wrong
infalible
His new plan seems completely foolproof.
make a fool of to make (someone) appear ridiculous or stupid
poner en ridículo
He made a real fool of her by promising to marry her and then leaving her when he had spent all her money.
make a fool of oneself to act in such a way that people consider one ridiculous or stupid
quedar en ridículo
She got drunk and made a fool of herself at the party.
play the fool to act in a foolish manner, especially with the intention of amusing other people
hacer el tonto
He always played the fool when the teacher left the classroom.
Translations of “fool”
in Korean 멍청이…
in Arabic أَحمق…
in French fou, folle…
in Italian sciocco, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 傻瓜,笨蛋,蠢人, (舊時宮廷裡的)弄臣,小丑…
in Russian дурак…
in Turkish aptal, budala…
in Polish głupiec…
in Portuguese idiota, bobo, -a…
in German der Narr/die Närrin…
in Catalan ximple, beneit, -a…
in Japanese ばか者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 傻瓜,笨蛋,蠢人, (旧时宫廷里的)弄臣,小丑…
(Definition of fool from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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