Foolish or silly behaviour: the tomfoolery of MPs at question time
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- In fact, politics-phobes have nothing to fear: his act is as full of gleefully silly tomfoolery as it is sharp-eyed insights into the state of the world.
- A bit of buffoonery and tomfoolery are always welcome after a tense high wire act, during which everyone in the audience has been holding their breath, and looking anxiously upwards, in total empathy with the performer.
- He said that for all his wise-cracks, pranks and tomfoolery on the screen, he was a ‘very serious’ person in real life.