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foolish Line breaks: fool|ish
Pronunciation: /ˈfuːlɪʃ/

Definition of foolish in English:


Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise: he was foolish enough to confide in her a foolish decision
More example sentences
  • The Government would be very unwise and foolish to attempt to get rid of her.
  • She had been so foolish to think she could fall in love with another.
  • How could I be so foolish to think this would go any differently?
stupid, silly, idiotic, half-witted, witless, brainless, mindless, thoughtless, imprudent, incautious, irresponsible, injudicious, indiscreet, unwise, unintelligent, unreasonable;
ill-advised, ill-considered, impolitic, rash, reckless, foolhardy, lunatic;
British informalbarmy, daft
Scottish & Northern English informalglaikit
North American informaldumb-ass, chowderheaded
West Indian informaldotish

Words that rhyme with foolish

coolish, ghoulish, mulish

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