Definition of foolery in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfo͞olərē/


Silly or foolish behavior.
Example sentences
  • There is silly foolery and there is heroic foolery, the Zeppelin-tinkerer explains.
  • In William Shakespeare's comedy, Twelfth Night, Feste the clown is not the only fool who is subject to foolery.
  • Puns, outlandish narrative detours and other foolery are wildly evident in Milligan's scripts.
clowning, fooling, tomfoolery, buffoonery, silliness, foolishness, stupidity, idiocy;
antics, capers
informal larks, shenanigans, didoes
archaic harlequinade

Words that rhyme with foolery


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Syllabification: fool·er·y

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