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Pronunciation: /fuːl/

Translation of fool in Arabic:


  • 1 (stupid person) مُغَفَّل, أَحْمَق (diptotic) (plural: حُمْق, feminine: حَمْقى) you fool! أَنْتَ مُغَفَّلٌ! she's no fool لَيْسَتْ مُغَفَّلةً to make sb look like a fool, to make a fool of sb 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 (I) (stem vowel = a) 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 (I) (stem vowel = a) don't listen to her, she's just fooling لا تُنْصِتْ إلَيْها، إنَّها فَقَطْ تَمْزَحُ

reflexive verb/فعل انعكاسي

  • to fool oneself خادَعَ نَفْسَهُ


  • (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية) [informal/غير رسمي], [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/غير رسمي] fool around [informal/غير رسمي]
(to act stupidly) عَبِثَ (I) (stem vowel = a) stop fooling around with that knife! تَوَقَّفْ عن العَبَثِ بِتِلْكَ السِكّينِ 1.1 (to waste time) تَسَكَّعَ (V)

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