Definitions starting with F

ID #3765


adj. [Car.; Cayman (Fuller 69), Vir. (High- field p.c.); cf. Scots fool foolish CSD, also US dial. South WEA, DAS] foolish: 1936 Sump'n fool like dat (Dupuch 32). 1966 Man, you too fool! (Crowley 25). (Gen.)

—n. [Car.] foolishness: 1936 Man, don' tawk fool! (Dupuch 29).

I play fool, I goin' see what fool see phr. Those who act foolishly will get their just deserts. (Nassau)

Tags: adjective, idiom, noun, phrase

Related entries:

Last update: 2010-11-30 05:47
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

Digg it! Share on Facebook Print this record Send definition to a friend Show this as PDF file
Please rate this definition:

Average rating: 0 (0 Votes)

completely useless 1 2 3 4 5 most valuable

You can comment on this entry. We are especially interested in where you may have heard this word and who you may have heard use this term or specific usage of this word.

Please give example sentences.

Start comment!