Definition of Tomfool

1. Noun. A person who lacks good judgment.

Exact synonyms: Fool, Muggins, Sap, Saphead
Specialized synonyms: Ass, Buffoon, Clown, Flibbertigibbet, Foolish Woman, Fucker, Bozo, Cuckoo, Fathead, Goof, Goofball, Goose, Jackass, Twat, Zany, Meshuggeneh, Meshuggener, Morosoph, Putz, Wally
Generic synonyms: Simple, Simpleton
Derivative terms: Fool, Fool



Definition of Tomfool

1. n. A great fool; a trifler.

Definition of Tomfool

1. Adjective. silly or stupid ¹

2. Noun. a silly or stupid person ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tomfool

1. a foolish person [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tomfool

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tomcatted
tomcatting
tomcod
tomcods
tome
tomelet
tomelets
tomenta
tomentose
tomentous
tomentum
tomentum cerebri
tomes
tomfool (current term)
tomfooled
tomfooleries
tomfoolery
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tomia
tomial
tomichite
tomium
tomjohn
tomjohns
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tommied
tommies

Literary usage of Tomfool

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"trick (rare), tomfool (colloq.), flimflam (colloq.); see IDLE, POTTER. 2. See PLAY. trifle, v. ... tomfool (rare); spec, idler, ..."

2. The Musical World (1861)
"have done: I see clearly, and without tomfool theories, whatever I examine, and will admit no rule but what will stand the test of common sense. ..."

3. Routledge's Every Boy's Annual by Edmund Routledge (1870)
"To this class belongs the " tomfool knot," which proved a puzzle knot ... In its double shape, the running loop under the name of the " tomfool knot" (fig. ..."

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