July 05, 2020
Learner's Word of the Day
foolish /ˈfuːlɪʃ/ adjective
foolish
/ˈfuːlɪʃ/
adjective

[more foolish; most foolish]

A foolish man reading a newspaper on railroad tracks
A foolish man reading a newspaper on railroad tracks
Learner's definition of FOOLISH

: having or showing a lack of good sense or judgment : STUPID, SILLY

  • a foolish decision/mistake

  • He was wearing a foolish grin.

  • She's been taking foolish risks.

— foolishly adverb

  • He foolishly ignored his parents' advice.

— foolishness noun [noncount]

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