noun, plural tom·fool·er·ies.
Examples from the Web for tomfoolery
"There shall be no tomfoolery of love-making," she had said.The Duke's Children|Anthony Trollope
I want a wife, and I want a girl who hasn't been spoilt by the tomfoolery of the world.The Beggar Man|Ruby Mildred Ayres
He thought there was a great deal of tomfoolery about them, and he viewed the gradual loss of faith in drugs with alarm.The Breaking Point|Mary Roberts Rinehart
And for the other tomfoolery, pretending to search premises: Cope has a warrant?Back o' the Moon|Oliver Onions
But when Barber saw the curtains, he called them "tomfoolery," and tore them down.The Rich Little Poor Boy|Eleanor Gates