a person who is exceptionally stupid or foolish.
Also dam·fool·ish [dam-foo-lish]. /ˈdæmˈfu lɪʃ/. extraordinarily stupid or foolish.
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How to use damfool in a sentence
"If I land there you can ask for a damfool—and I'll answer the first time," laughed the holdup over his shoulder.Desert Conquest | A. M. Chisholm
Now maybe my wife will get off my back on this damfool business of organizing a maid's and butler's union.Backlash | Winston Marks
Half the damfool people in the world stick a pillow under a fainting woman's shoulders.The Case of Jennie Brice | Mary Roberts Rinehart
We all told him to cut it out, because he was sure to do some damfool thing if he didn't.The Fighting Chance | Robert W. Chambers
"One of her damfool jokes," muttered the old man, as he shuffled toward the door of the locked room.The Diamond Pin | Carolyn Wells