Definition of tomfool in English:

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tomfool

Pronunciation: /tɒmˈfuːl/

noun

dated
A foolish person: [as modifier]: she was destined to take part in some tomfool caper
More example sentences
  • Within minutes we were grinning like tomfools.
  • Craning his neck like some tomfool who doesn't know quite what he's doing, he denies, even as he asserts, his mastery of the psychological dynamics of his art.

Words that rhyme with tomfool

Banjul, befool, Boole, boule, boules, boulle, cagoule, cool, drool, fool, ghoul, Joule, mewl, misrule, mule, O'Toole, pool, Poole, pul, pule, Raoul, rule, school, shul, sool, spool, Stamboul, stool, Thule, tulle, you'll, yule
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