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  • adj.foolish
  • nounfool

synonyms for tomfool

  • absurd
  • crazy
  • irrational
  • jerky
  • loony
  • lunatic
  • silly
  • simple
  • stupid
  • zany
  • asinine
  • brainless
  • cockamamy
  • daffy
  • daft
  • dippy
  • doltish
  • dotty
  • fantastic
  • fatuous
  • feebleminded
  • half-baked
  • half-witted
  • harebrained
  • idiotic
  • ill-advised
  • ill-considered
  • imbecilic
  • imprudent
  • incautious
  • indiscreet
  • injudicious
  • insane
  • kooky
  • ludicrous
  • mad
  • moronic
  • nerdy
  • nonsensical
  • nutty
  • preposterous
  • ridiculous
  • senseless
  • short-sighted
  • softheaded
  • unearthly
  • unintelligent
  • unreasonable
  • unwise
  • wacky
  • weak
  • witless
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antonyms for tomfool

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  • intelligent
  • logical
  • mature
  • rational
  • reasonable
  • responsible
  • sane
  • sensible
  • serious
  • smart
  • wise
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How to use tomfool in a sentence

Danged if iver I see sech tomfool notions as he's took up with in all my born days!
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 108, MARCH 9TH 1895VARIOUS
At any rate you know the reason for those tomfool bag-covers.
THE GHOSTS OF THEIR ANCESTORSWEYMER JAY MILLS
"I'll stop all night in your tomfool wood and up your tomfool trees," he said.
THE TREES OF PRIDEG.K. CHESTERTON
I don't like to apply such a tomfool word to anything, but observe how all this has come about.
MASTER OF HIS FATEJ. MCLAREN COBBAN
Drop this 'ere tomfool game and go home quiet to wherever it is you do live.'
THE TALKING HORSEF. ANSTEY
You want genius, my boy, to make a tomfool of yourself like this,' and he looked himself proudly up and down.
THE HISTORY OF DAVID GRIEVEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Then the father swore “he was not going to have his son make a tomfool of hisself to please that there parson.”
THE CARBONELSCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
Then aloud in Spanish: "What's the good of all that tomfool business?"
LONE PINER. B. (RICHARD BAXTER) TOWNSHEND
Why do you let that great tomfool call you by your first name, Mary?
THE NEST BUILDERBEATRICE FORBES-ROBERTSON HALE
If anyone asks, youve been for a spin with a tomfool skipper who didnt know dirty weather when he saw it.
TWOS AND THREESG. B. STERN
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