Fool in a sentence as a noun

It's not only terrible, it's a great way to fool yourself.

You are a fool if you think Mozilla is beholden to Google.

"We put cgi-bin in our dynamic urls to fool competitors about how our software worked.

"""Email synchronization is a fool's errand; but there seem to be an abundant supply of fools that undertake it.

As much as Jeff Atwood leaps at every chance to play the fool, there's no way his directorship can be anything but an improvement.

* It's very easy to fool yourself into thinking you can handle things you can't, especially with peer pressure, job pressure and so-forth involved.

Fool in a sentence as a verb

And, whether technically legal or not, no one wants to play a fool's game - once exposed as the stink bomb that it is, this particular PE ploy should hereafter die the death that it richly deserves.

Here are some other reasons:1- WiFi drains battery fast, therefore advertising instant WiFi unlocking was foolish, if not purposefully misleading from the beginning.

This is precisely the kind of trial that doesn't require expert thinking because most of what is up for debate is whether Samsung willfully attempted to fool customers into thinking that their products were just like an iPhone by copying the trade dress.

The book's protagonist has this to say:"Now, I am living out my life in my corner, taunting myself with the spiteful and useless consolation that an intelligent man cannot become anything seriously, and it is only the fool who becomes anything.

LateX is slow, inconsistent and needs to be ran multiple times to give a correct result, it has no API, is not extendable in a sane way, it's source code is so arcane there's books written about it, and if you've read the books the only thing you've learned is that trying to reimplement LateX is a fool's errand.

In that case, the debt vanishes and the noteholder becomes an equity holder and everybody wins in terms of optimal positioning of their respective stakes in the venture: founders have gotten their cheap stock that they can hold until a liquidity event, at which time they can sell typically for long-term capital gains and with no intervening taxes to pay; noteholders have gotten their equity stakes with all protections and with no-less-favorable pricing than that offered to the preferred stock investors who presumably have negotiated a good, arms-length deal for themselves; the company avoids a too-early high repricing of its stock so it can continue to offer good incentives to new team members as they join; and the company does not usually have to fool with 409A valuations or with other strings and formalities attending the bringing in of investors via equity rounds.

Fool definitions


a person who lacks good judgment

See also: saphead muggins tomfool


a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

See also: chump gull mark patsy sucker


a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages

See also: jester


make a fool or dupe of

See also: gull befool


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

See also: fritter dissipate shoot


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


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