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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 He is a foolish young man. ridiculous He looked very foolish in that silly hat. foolishly adverb
tontamente
Foolishly I forgot to lock the door when I went out.
foolishness noun an act of extreme foolishness. foolhardy adjective taking foolish risks; rash He made a foolhardy attempt to climb the mountain in such poor weather. foolhardiness noun foolproof adjective unable to go wrong His new plan seems completely foolproof. make a fool of to make (someone) appear ridiculous or stupid 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 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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