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synonyms for fooling

  • bluffing
  • farce
  • frolicking
  • jesting
  • joshing
  • kidding
  • roughhouse
  • roughhousing
  • sham
  • skylarking
  • spoofing
  • teasing
  • trifling
  • buffoonery
  • clownishness
  • high jinks
  • horseplay
  • making light
  • mockery
  • nonsense
  • pretense
  • rowdiness
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antonyms for fooling

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  • seriousness
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How to use fooling in a sentence

Thar was a young man named Jeames Hambrick along and another young feller, he got to fooling with his pistil, and he shot Jeames.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
"I can give no time to your honorable fooling," cried Mata, in pretended anger.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Well, I went fooling along in the deep woods till I judged I warn't far from the foot of the island.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
I've drifted through life fooling with real estate and writing now and then a little, a very little, poor fiction.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
But they never ventured to follow me or attempted to satisfy themselves that I was not fooling them all the while.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
Climb in there and stop your fooling, and I'll tell you all about it.
WAYSIDE COURTSHIPSHAMLIN GARLAND
I succeeded in fooling the pursuers, and I arrived here at last.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S BRAVERYBURT L. STANDISH
"If he keeps fooling with dynamite, he's likely to do that anyhow," Elmer cut in.
THE CALL OF THE BEAVER PATROLV. T. SHERMAN
The other one fell off the desk while I was fooling with the first one.
SENSE FROM THOUGHT DIVIDEMARK IRVIN CLIFTON
"Ay, for them that goes out fooling in a white shirt," said Mr. Rowles.
LITTLEBOURNE LOCKF. BAYFORD HARRISON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 26, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO FOOLING

  • antic
  • caper
  • caprice
  • escapade
  • fancy
  • fooling
  • frolic
  • gag
  • gambol
  • high jinks
  • horseplay
  • hotfoot
  • lark
  • levity
  • lightness
  • play
  • put-on
  • rib
  • rollick
  • roughhouse
  • roughhousing
  • rowdiness
  • shenanigans
  • shine
  • skylarking
  • spoof
  • sport
  • tomfoolery
  • trick
  • whim
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