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Entry Word: fool
Function: noun
Text: 1 a person who lacks good sense or judgment <only a fool would attempt to climb that mountain unprepared>
Synonyms booby, goose, half-wit, jackass, lunatic, nincompoop, ninny, nitwit, nut, simpleton, turkey, yo-yo
Related Words daredevil; madman, madwoman; blockhead, cretin, dodo, dolt, dope, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, idiot, imbecile, moron; featherbrain, scatterbrain; butt, dupe, laughingstock, mockery, monkey; chump, loser, schlemiel
Near Antonyms sage, thinker; brain, genius
2 a person formerly kept in a royal or noble household to amuse with jests and pranks <a king's fool could get away with saying things that others in the palace couldn't>
Synonyms jester, motley
Related Words buffoon, clown, comedian, comedienne, comic, cutup, harlequin, zany