Foolish - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfuːlɪʃ|  American pronunciation of the word foolish
Brit.  |ˈfuːlɪʃ|  British pronunciation of the word foolish

adjective

- having or revealing stupidity (syn: anserine, dopey, dopy, gooselike, goosey, goosy, jerky)

Examples

He was wearing a foolish grin.

She's been taking foolish risks.

Those flashy clothes make her look foolish.

She must feel foolish wearing those flashy clothes.

I never thought you'd be foolish enough to believe him.

It was foolish to take the test without preparation.

I've never heard anything so foolish in all my life.

It would be foolish to ignore his advice.

I was foolish enough to believe him.

I was young and foolish at the time.

He'd been made to look foolish.

She foolishly agreed to go with them.

...anyone foolish enough to ski that hang would end up with a broken neck...

It was a mistake, and to pretend otherwise would be foolish.

He lost everything in foolish land speculation.

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