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motley fool, fool, jester
n. a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages
tomfool, muggins, saphead, sap, fool
n. a person who lacks good judgment
Verbs (13)
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befool, gull, fool
v. make a fool or dupe of
put one across, put one over, take in, put on, cod, befool, fool, slang, dupe, gull
v. fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
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Fuzzynyms (37)
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comedienne
n. a female comedian
humourist, humorist
n. someone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
lampooner, parodist
n. mimics literary or musical style for comic effect
ridiculer, ironist, satirist
n. a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
card, wit, wag
n. a witty amusing person who makes jokes
trickster
n. a mischievous supernatural being found in the folklore of many primitive people; sometimes distinguished by prodigious biological drives and exaggerated bodily parts
weisenheimer, smart aleck, wise guy, wisenheimer, wiseacre
n. an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments
pantomimer, mimer, pantomimist, mummer, mime
n. an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
joker
n. a playing card that is usually printed with a picture of a jester
klutz
n. (Yiddish) a clumsy dolt
sell short
v. underestimate the real value or ability of; "Don't sell your students short--they are just shy and don't show off their knowledge"
bilk
v. cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
make believe, pretend, make
v. represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; "She makes like an actress"
circumvent, beat, outfox, outsmart, overreach, outwit
v. beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
mislead, misinform
v. give false or misleading information to
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