foolery foolery  /ˈfu lə ri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) foolish or senseless behavior

Usage(s):

  1. These feats are descendants of the training scenes in Wo-ping's earlier star-making vehicles with Chan and Hung, but elevated from physical display to artful kung-foolery.
  2. Instead of two-man foolery, each comedian inside the ropes has a partner just outside.
  3. Puns, outlandish narrative detours and other foolery are wildly evident in Milligans scripts.

News

  1. Turnout low at Jobbie Nooner

    Early morning clouds kept most of the tom foolery at bay during the annual Jobbie Nooner event held at Gull Island on Friday.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: The Voice

  2. Turnout low for Jobbie Nooner

    Early morning clouds kept most of the tom foolery at bay during the annual Jobbie Nooner event held at Gull Island.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: The Voice

Quotes

  1. "I am embarrassed that the events of one evening have led to me being in this situation," a sombre-faced Howlett said. "It was a little bit of Tom Foolery that again has caused me to be here. I apologise to people back home, family and...
    on Oct 10, 2007 By: Doug Howlett Source: The Nelson Mail

  2. "Were it not for teachers like Mr. Prochuk, that would never be happening," Cummings wrote. "He taught me English and literature and constantly encouraged my writing and thinking and poetic foolery. I think he would be proud of my being...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Burton Cummings Source: CBC.ca

  3. "I've always called him 'Tom Foolery' because he's a lawyer and he's so serious all the time," Udeze said. "But he is the true definition of a big brother. He is looking out for me. I guess I need to come up with another nickname for him. He...
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Kenechi Udeze Source: ESPN

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