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Noun: tomfool  'tóm'fool
  1. A person who lacks good judgment
    - fool, sap [N. Amer, informal], muggins [Brit, informal], jughead [N. Amer, informal], meathead [informal], moegoe [S.Africa, informal], diddy [Brit, informal], galah [Austral, informal], boofhead [Austral, informal], drongo [Austral, NZ, informal], nit [Brit, informal], juggins [Brit, informal], charlie [Brit, informal], dill [Austral, NZ, informal], mampara [S.Africa, informal]

Derived forms: tomfools

Type of: simple [archaic], simpleton

Encyclopedia: Tomfool