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A stupid or foolish person.
Extremely foolish or stupid.
[Tom (nickname for Thomas) + fool.]
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a. a fool
b. (as modifier): tomfool ideas.
[C14: from tom1 + fool1]
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1. a grossly foolish or stupid person; a silly fool.adj.
2. being or characteristic of a tomfool.
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|Noun||1.||tomfool - a person who lacks good judgment |
bozo, cuckoo, fathead, goof, goofball, jackass, zany, goose - a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
morosoph - a learned fool
putz - (Yiddish) a fool; an idiot
wally - a silly and inept person; someone who is regarded as stupid
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