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Synonyms for tomfooleryˌtɒmˈfu lə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. folly, foolery, tomfoolery, craziness, lunacy, indulgence(noun)

    foolish or senseless behavior

    lunacy, foolishness, flakiness, indulging, daftness, madness, lenience, pampering, stupidity, humoring, leniency, foolery, tomfoolery, self-indulgence, folly, craziness, insaneness, indulgence, imbecility, unwiseness, betise

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tomfoolery(n.)

    [Colloquial.] nonsense, folly, vagary, mummery, buffoonery, absurd trifling, monkey-tricks

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  • Unsinn, Blödsinn, ClownerieGerman
  • payasadaSpanish
  • helyt, hölmöilyFinnish
  • bouffonnerie, pitrerie, niaiserieFrench
  • bárgyúság, sületlenség, ostobaságHungarian
  • ばかなまねJapanese
  • gekkigheidDutch
  • bufonerie, caraghioslâcRomanian
  • клоунада, шутовство, фиглярство, дурачествоRussian

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