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  • nounstupid or ridiculous person
  • verbtrick, mislead

synonyms for fools

  • ass
  • boob
  • buffoon
  • clown
  • idiot
  • jerk
  • moron
  • nerd
  • nitwit
  • stooge
  • sucker
  • twit
  • birdbrain
  • blockhead
  • bonehead
  • bore
  • clod
  • cretin
  • dimwit
  • dolt
  • dope
  • dunce
  • dunderhead
  • fathead
  • goose
  • ignoramus
  • illiterate
  • imbecile
  • innocent
  • lightweight
  • loon
  • nincompoop
  • ninny
  • numskull
  • oaf
  • sap
  • schlemiel
  • silly
  • simpleton
  • turkey
  • twerp
  • victim
  • dumb ox
  • easy mark
  • fair game
  • halfwit
  • lamebrain
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antonyms for fools

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  • brain
  • genius
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How to use fools in a sentence

The hopes of a man that is void of understanding are vain and deceitful: and dreams lift up fools.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And the heart of fools shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of stammerers shall speak readily and plain.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
I know quantities of hysterical European women make fools of themselves out here, but I am not hysterical, I assure you.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
We told him we would take time to think about it, but we were not quite fools enough to accept any offer which he could make.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
He recognised the fact that the world was populated by fools, and he determined to make the most of his chances.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
“The world has suffered as much from sincere fools as it has from wise scoundrels,” said Micus.
THE WHALE AND THE GRASSHOPPERSEUMAS O'BRIEN
Still, he had the good fortune to write well things that made the hair of fools in all countries stand on end.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
I been a-lookin' after that investment f'r you—and f'r these other dum fools in town.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
We fed them and turned them loose but the blamed fools hung around all day and eat up some sour beans I throwed out.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
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