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Meaning of BEFOOL

Pronunciation:  bi'fool

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
  2. [v]  make a fool or dupe of
 

BEFOOL is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: cod, dupe, fool, fool, gull, gull, put on, put one across, put one over, slang, take in
 
 See Also: betray, cozen, deceive, deceive, delude, kid, lead astray, lead on, pull the leg of

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Be*fool"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Befooled}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Befooling}.] [OE. befolen; pref. be- + fol fool.]
1. To fool; to delude or lead into error; to infatuate; to
   deceive.

         This story . . . contrived to befool credulous men.
                                               --Fuller.

2. To cause to behave like a fool; to make foolish. ``Some
   befooling drug.'' --G. Eliot.

 

 

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