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Origin of tomfool
OTHER WORDS FROM tomfooltomfoolish, adjectivetom·fool·ish·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for tomfool
Danged if iver I see sech tomfool notions as he's took up with in all my born days!
At any rate you know the reason for those tomfool bag-covers.The ghosts of their ancestors|Weymer Jay Mills
"I'll stop all night in your tomfool wood and up your tomfool trees," he said.The Trees of Pride|G.K. Chesterton
I don't like to apply such a tomfool word to anything, but observe how all this has come about.Master of His Fate|J. Mclaren Cobban
Drop this 'ere tomfool game and go home quiet to wherever it is you do live.'The Talking Horse|F. Anstey
British Dictionary definitions for tomfool
- a fool
- (as modifier)tomfool ideas