Definition of Befool

1. Verb. Make a fool or dupe of.

Exact synonyms: Fool, Gull
Generic synonyms: Cozen, Deceive, Delude, Lead On
Derivative terms: Fool, Fool, Gull



2. Verb. Fool or hoax. "You can't fool me!"
Exact synonyms: Cod, Dupe, Fool, Gull, Put On, Put One Across, Put One Over, Slang, Take In
Specialized synonyms: Kid, Pull The Leg Of
Generic synonyms: Betray, Deceive, Lead Astray
Derivative terms: Dupe, Dupery, Fool, Fool, Gull, Put-on, Take-in

Definition of Befool

1. v. t. To fool; to delude or lead into error; to infatuate; to deceive.

Definition of Befool

1. Verb. (archaic) To fool, to trick or deceive someone ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Befool

1. to deceive [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: deceive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Befool

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befly
befo
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befoamed
befoaming
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befogged
befogging
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befool (current term)
befooled
befooling
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befor
before
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before-and-after
before Christ
before dark
before long
before someone's time
before the mast
before you can say Jack Robinson
beforecited

Literary usage of Befool

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1. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"Perhaps from the wild tricks of a colt, to trick, befool, or deceive. What a plague mean ye, to m« me thus ! ГН meet you and bring clothes, and clean ваше ..."

2. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1887)
"even in the holy place ; such impenitent hardihood, that it strove to befool and silence the voice of God among them— these were the sins of the time. ..."

3. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"... I forbear to state my own pretensions; Hereafter I shall mention them, when his have been refuted ; After I shall have fairly shown, how he befool'd and ..."

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