Definition of fool

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • fool is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • fool is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • fool is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of fool


  • a person who lacks good judgment (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. muggins
    2. sap
    3. saphead
    4. tomfool
  • fool or hoax (verb)

    Examples

    1. You can't fool me!

    Synonyms

    1. befool
    2. cod
    3. dupe
    4. gull
    5. put on
    6. put one across
    7. put one over
    8. slang
    9. take in
  • a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. jester
    2. motley fool
  • spend frivolously and unwisely (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. dissipate
    2. fool away
    3. fritter
    4. fritter away
    5. frivol away
    6. shoot
  • a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. chump
    2. fall guy
    3. gull
    4. mark
    5. mug
    6. patsy
    7. soft touch
    8. sucker
  • indulge in horseplay (verb)

    Examples

    1. The bored children were fooling about

    Synonyms

    1. arse around
    2. fool around
    3. horse around
  • make a fool or dupe of (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. befool
    2. gull

See definition of fool in Merriam Webster

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