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fool
British English: /fuːl/
American English: /ful/

Translation of fool in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1
    (stupid person)
    مُغَفَّل
    أَحْمَق (diptotic) (plural: حُمْق, feminine: حَمْقى)
    you fool!

    أَنْتَ مُغَفَّلٌ!
    she's no fool

    لَيْسَتْ مُغَفَّلةً
    to make somebody look like a fool, to make a fool of somebody

    جَعَلَ شَخْصاً يَبْدو أَحْمَقَ
    I was fool enough to agree/to pay him

    كُنْتُ أَحْمَقَ بِما يَكْفي لِأُوافِقَ \ لِأَدْفَعَ لَهُ
    any fool can do that

    أَيُّ غَبيٍّ يَسْتَطيعُ أنْ يَفْعَلَ ذلك
  • 3 (culinary/فن الطبخ)a fruit fool
    (حَلْوَيات بالفاكِهةِ)

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • (to deceive) (promises, partner)
    خَدَعَ
    don't let that fool you!

    لا تَدَعْ ذلك يَخْدَعُكَ
    you don't fool me for a minute

    لا تَسْتَطيعُ أنْ تَخْدَعَني وَلَوْ لِدَقيقةٍ
    they fooled us into helping them

    خَدَعونا لِنُساعِدَهُمْ

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • (to joke)
    مَزَحَ
    don't listen to her, she's just fooling

    لا تُنْصِتْ إلَيْها، إنَّها فَقَطْ تَمْزَحُ

reflexive verb/فعل انعكاسي

  • to fool oneself

    خادَعَ نَفْسَهُ

adjective/صفة

  • (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية)
    [informal] (politician)
    سَخيف (plural: سُخَفاءُ)
    that's a damn fool thing to do/say

    إنَّهُ لَمِن الغَباءِ أنْ تَقولَ \ تَفْعَلَ شَيْئاً مِثْلَ ذلك

Phrasal verbs

fool about

(British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية) [informal] fool around [informal]
1
(to act stupidly)
عَبِثَ
stop fooling around with that knife!

تَوَقَّفْ عن العَبَثِ بِتِلْكَ السِكّينِ
2
(to waste time)
تَسَكَّعَ

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