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TOMFOOLERY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does tomfoolery mean? 

TOMFOOLERY (noun)
  The noun TOMFOOLERY has 1 sense:

1. foolish or senseless behavior

  Familiarity information: TOMFOOLERY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TOMFOOLERY (noun)


Sense 1tomfoolery [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Foolish or senseless behavior

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

foolery; tomfoolery; lunacy; craziness; folly; indulgence

Hypernyms ("tomfoolery" is a kind of...):

caper; frolic; gambol; play; romp (gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "tomfoolery"):

meshugaas; mishegaas; mishegoss ((Yiddish) craziness; senseless behavior or activity)

buffoonery; clowning; frivolity; harlequinade; japery; prank (acting like a clown or buffoon)


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