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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fool, gull, befoolverb

    make a fool or dupe of

  2. gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one acrossverb

    fool or hoax

    "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"


  1. befoolverb

    To fool, to trick or deceive someone

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Befoolverb

    To infatuate; to fool; to deprive of understanding; to lead into errour.

    Etymology: from be and fool.

    Men befool themselves infinitely, when, by venting a few sighs, they will needs persuade themselves that they have repented. South.

    Jeroboam thought policy the best piety, though in nothing more befooled; the nature of sin being not only to defile, but to infatuate. South.


  1. befool

    To befool means to deceive someone, often by making them look ridiculous or tricking them into believing something that is not true. It involves manipulation or misleading for amusement or personal gain.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Befoolverb

    to fool; to delude or lead into error; to infatuate; to deceive

  2. Befoolverb

    to cause to behave like a fool; to make foolish

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Befool

    be-fōōl′, v.t. to make a fool of, or deceive: to treat as a fool.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of befool in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of befool in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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    a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    A affront
    B famish
    C abide
    D abhor

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