Definition of foolish in English:

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foolish

Pronunciation: /ˈfo͞oliSH/

adjective

(Of a person or action) lacking good sense or judgment; unwise: it was foolish of you to enter into correspondence
More example sentences
  • The Government would be very unwise and foolish to attempt to get rid of her.
  • She had been so foolish to think she could fall in love with another.
  • How could I be so foolish to think this would go any differently?
Synonyms
stupid, silly, idiotic, witless, brainless, vacuous, mindless, unintelligent, thoughtless, half-baked, harebrained, imprudent, incautious, injudicious, unwise;
ill-advised, ill-considered, impolitic, rash, reckless, foolhardy, daft
informal dumb, dim, dimwitted, halfwitted, thick, crack-brained, crackpot, pea-brained, wooden-headed, dumb-ass, chowderheaded

Words that rhyme with foolish

coolish, ghoulish, mulish

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: fool·ish

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