fool

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfuːl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ful/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fo̅o̅l)


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Sense: Verb: trick
Synonyms:
trick , dupe, mislead , con (informal), have (informal), swindle , deceive , lie to, sucker (US, slang), delude, bluff , burn (slang), fake out (slang), beguile, hoodwink (informal), take in (informal), catch out, take for a ride (informal), scam (slang), hustle (slang)
Antonyms:
expose , debunk, reveal , unmask, uncover , divulge, be honest, be straightforward
Sense: Verb: joke - usually followed by 'around'
Synonyms:
joke , joke around, kid (informal), clown around, play around, tease , jest, fun , be up to no good
Sense: Noun: stupid person
Synonyms:
idiot , moron , nitwit, nit (UK), simpleton, imbecile, dope , dipstick (informal), dimwit (informal), numskull (informal), jerk (informal), nincompoop (informal), half-wit (informal), dunce (informal), birdbrain (informal), buffoon (informal), jackass (informal), knucklehead (informal), blockhead (informal), dunderhead (informal), airhead (informal), bonehead (informal), halfwit (informal), oaf, ignoramus, cretin, jokester, lamebrain (informal), boob (informal), clown (informal), donkey (informal), clod (informal), meathead (informal), ninny (informal), git (UK, informal), numpty (UK, informal), twat (UK, vulgar, slang)
Antonyms:
genius , brain

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