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Adjective: fooling  foo-ling
  1. Characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility
    "a broken back is nothing to be casual about; it is no fooling matter";
    - casual
Verb: fool  fool
  1. Make a fool or dupe of
    - gull, befool [archaic]
  2. Spend frivolously and unwisely
    - fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool away
  3. Fool or hoax
    "You can't fool me!";
    - gull, dupe, slang [archaic, informal], befool [archaic], cod [Brit, informal], put on, take in, put one over [informal], put one across [informal]
  4. Behave in a foolish, fun way; indulge in horseplay
    "The bored children were fooling about"; "Enough fooling around--let's get back to work!";
    - horse around, arse around [Brit, Cdn, informal], fool around, kid around [informal], muck about [Brit, informal], muck around [Brit, informal], arse about [Brit, Cdn, informal], screw around [informal]

See also: light

Type of: betray, consume, cozen [literary], deceive, delude, jest, joke, lead astray, lead on, play, squander, ware [archaic], waste

Encyclopedia: Fooling

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