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Synonyms of fooling

Verb


1. fool, gull, befool, deceive, lead on, delude, cozen

usage: make a fool or dupe of

2. fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool away, consume, squander, waste, ware

usage: spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"

3. gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across, deceive, betray, lead astray

usage: fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"

4. horse around, arse around, fool around, fool, play, joke, jest

usage: indulge in horseplay; "Enough horsing around--let's get back to work!"; "The bored children were fooling about"

Adjective


1. fooling, casual, light (vs. heavy)

usage: characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility; "a broken back is nothing to be casual about; it is no fooling matter"

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