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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fooling, casualadjective

    characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility

    "a broken back is nothing to be casual about; it is no fooling matter"


  1. fooling

    "Foolin'" is a 1983 single by English heavy metal band Def Leppard from their diamond album Pyromania. When released as a single later that year, it reached #9 on the Mainstream Rock chart and #28 on the US Billboard Hot 100.Cash Box said "Foolin'" has "structural similarities to [earlier Def Leppard single] 'Photograph' and follows in that single’s skillful pop blend of melodicism and metallicism."


  1. fooling

    Fooling generally refers to the act of deceiving or tricking someone in order to make them believe something that is not true. It involves making use of deceit, hoax, subterfuge, or scams to mislead someone or to gain an advantage over someone. Fooling can also mean making a joke or prank to deceive someone playfully.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fooling

    of Fool

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fooling in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fooling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of fooling in a Sentence

  1. Paulus Langerock:

    There isn't much advice I can give. Don't waste your time fooling around, don't eat too much and don't run after women.

  2. Michael McCaul:

    If we don't think that message is making its way back to Mexico and Central America, we are simply fooling ourselves, we will see a wave of illegal immigration because of the president's actions.

  3. M. C. Escher:

    I can't keep from fooling around with our irrefutable certainties. It is, for example, a pleasure knowingly to mix up two and three dimensionalities, flat and spatial, and to make fun of gravity.

  4. Lakshheish M Patel:

    One of the many ways how YOUTUBERS are fooling traders is that they say that see sensex has fallen only 19% and is a correction not crash but they don't add that 90% of shares have touched 75-95% fall. The fact is 99.9 % of youtubers are paid agents like mainstream news channels for fooling and misleading investors and spreading rumors

  5. Greg Koch:

    Most Americans aren’t paying attention. The downside of fooling customers is very low and the upside is high.

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    transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    • A. aligned
    • B. whirring
    • C. greedy
    • D. transparent

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