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Another word for tomfool

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Noun
  1. One deficient in judgment and good sense

      1. A large North American bird (Meleagris gallopavo) that has brownish plumage and a bare wattled head and neck and is widely domesticated for food.
      2. The flesh of this bird, used as food.
      3. A related bird (Meleagris ocelatta syn. Agriocharis ocellata) of Mexico and Central America, brilliantly colored and having eyelike spots on its tail.
      1. A clumsy or stupid person; an oaf.
      1. A stupid or obnoxious person.
      1. A foolish, inept, or unattractive person.
      2. A person who is single-minded or accomplished in scientific or technical pursuits but is felt to be socially inept.
      1. To give a sudden quick thrust, push, pull, or twist to.
      2. To throw or toss with a quick abrupt motion.
      3. To utter abruptly or sharply:
      1. An incompetent, foolish, or stupid person.
      2. A careless mistake; a slip.
      3. To make a silly mistake; blunder:
      1. To plunge briefly into a liquid, as in order to wet, coat, or saturate.
      2. To color or dye by immersing:
      3. To immerse (a sheep or other animal) in a disinfectant solution.
      1. The peal of a bell.
      2. An empty-headed person; a fool.
      3. To ring; jingle.
      1. A person afflicted with cretinism.
      2. A person considered to be foolish or unintelligent.
      1. Any of various wild or domesticated waterbirds of the family Anatidae, and especially of the genera Anser, Branta, and Chen, characteristically having a shorter neck than that of a swan and a shorter, more pointed bill than that of a duck.
      2. The female of such a bird.
      3. The flesh of such a bird used as food.
      1. A male goose.
      2. A look or glance:
      3. A simpleton; a ninny.
      1. A narcotic, especially an addictive narcotic.
      2. Narcotics considered as a group.
      3. An illicit drug, especially marijuana.
      1. A person who is felt to be deficient in judgment, good sense, or intelligence; a fool.
      1. Having few parts or features; not complicated or elaborate:
      2. Easy to understand, do, or carry out:
      3. Having or composed of only one thing, element, or part:
      1. A stupid or silly person.
      1. A fool; a simpleton.
      1. A silly, foolish, or stupid person.
      1. A person who is considered foolish or stupid.
      2. A person of mild mental retardation having a mental age of from 7 to 12 years and generally having communication and social skills enabling some degree of academic or vocational education. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
      1. A male ass or donkey.
      2. A foolish or stupid person; a blockhead.
      1. A person who is considered foolish or stupid.
      2. A person of moderate to severe mental retardation having a mental age of from three to seven years and generally being capable of some degree of communication and performance of simple tasks under supervision. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
      1. A person who is considered foolish or stupid.
      2. A person of profound mental retardation having a mental age below three years and generally unable to learn connected speech or guard against common dangers. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
      1. One who is deficient in judgment, sense, or understanding.
      2. One who acts unwisely on a given occasion:
      3. One who has been tricked or made to appear ridiculous; a dupe:
      1. Any of several hoofed mammals of the genus Equus, resembling and closely related to the horses but having a smaller build and longer ears, and including the domesticated donkey.
      2. A foolish or stupid person.
    See also:

    ability

Adjective
  1. So senseless as to be laughable