Definition of tomfool in English:

tomfool

Line breaks: tom|fool
Pronunciation: /tɒmˈfuːl
 
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noun

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  • A foolish person: [as modifier]: she was destined to take part in some tomfool caper
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    • 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.

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