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

Translation of fool in Arabic:


  • 1
    (stupid person) (diptotic)
    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) (stem vowel = a) (Form I)
    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) (stem vowel = a) (Form I)
    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] (politician)
    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]
(to act stupidly) (stem vowel = a) (Form I)
stop fooling around with that knife!
تَوَقَّفْ عن العَبَثِ بِتِلْكَ السِكّينِ
(to waste time) (Form V)

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