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  • as inact the fool
  • as inmess around

synonyms for play the fool

  • horse around
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How to use play the fool in a sentence

I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The heat of drunkenness is the stumblingblock of the fool, lessening strength and causing wounds.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But I hope at least to play to him a few times, and what is more important, to hear him play repeatedly.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
To fill up the time till Liszt came, our hostess made us play, one after the other, beginning with the latest arrival.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Again the sallow fingers began to play with the book-covers, passing from one to another, but always slowly and gently.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Her attachment to impressionism leads this artist to many experiments in color—or, as one critic wrote, "to play with color."
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Y was a Youth, that did not love school; Z was a Zany, a poor harmless fool.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Our class has swelled to about a dozen persons now, and a good many others come and play to him once or twice and then go.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It was one day when a student from the Stuttgardt conservatory attempted to play the Sonata Appassionata.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PLAY THE FOOL

  • horse around
  • play the fool
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