Synonyms of tomfool in English:


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1‘she was destined to take part in some tomfool caper’


silly, foolish, stupid, unintelligent, idiotic, brainless, mindless, witless, imbecilic, imbecile, doltish

imprudent, thoughtless, rash, reckless, foolhardy, irresponsible

mad, erratic, unstable, scatterbrained, feather-brained

flighty, frivolous, giddy, fatuous, inane, immature, childish, puerile, half-baked, empty-headed, half-witted, slow-witted, weak-minded

informal daft, crazy, dotty, scatty, loopy, screwy, soft, brain-dead, cretinous, thick, thickheaded, birdbrained, pea-brained, pinheaded, dopey, dim, dim-witted, dippy, pie-faced, fat-headed, blockheaded, boneheaded, lamebrained, chuckleheaded, dunderheaded, wooden-headed, muttonheaded, damfool

British informal divvy, dappy

Northern English Scottish informal glaikit

North American informal dumb-ass, chowderheaded

South African informal dof

West Indian informal dotish


sensible, rational