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tom·fool·er·y

 (tŏm-fo͞o′lə-rē)
n. pl. tom·fool·er·ies
1. Foolish behavior.
2. Something trivial or foolish; nonsense.
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tomfoolery

(ˌtɒmˈfuːlərɪ)
n, pl -eries
1. foolish behaviour
2. utter nonsense; rubbish
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tom•fool•er•y

(ˌtɒmˈfu lə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies.
foolish or silly behavior.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tomfoolery - foolish or senseless behaviortomfoolery - foolish or senseless behavior  
frolic, gambol, romp, caper, play - gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"
meshugaas, mishegaas, mishegoss - (Yiddish) craziness; senseless behavior or activity
buffoonery, clowning, harlequinade, japery, prank, frivolity - acting like a clown or buffoon
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tomfoolery

noun
1. foolishness, messing around (informal), shenanigans, clowning, stupidity, larks (informal), fooling around (informal), silliness, idiocy, skylarking (informal), horseplay, buffoonery, childishness Were you serious, or was that a bit of tomfoolery?
foolishness seriousness, sobriety, solemnity, heaviness, sternness, demureness, sedateness
2. nonsense, rot, tosh (slang, chiefly Brit.), rubbish, pants (slang), trash, bunk (informal), bilge (informal), twaddle, baloney (informal), claptrap (informal), hogwash, poppycock (informal), inanity, balderdash, bosh (informal), stuff and nonsense, hooey (slang), tommyrot, bunkum or buncombe (chiefly U.S.) That sounds like post-modernist toomfoolery.
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tomfoolery

noun
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bárgyúságostobaságsületlenség

tomfoolery

[tɒmˈfuːlərɪ] Npayasadas fpl, tonterías fpl
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tomfoolery

[ˌtɒmˈfuːləri] nespièglerie f
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tomfoolery

nBlödsinn m, → Unsinn m
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tomfoolery

[ˌtɒmˈfuːlərɪ] nsciocchezze fpl
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