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Spanish translation of “fool”

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 .
(Definition of fool from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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