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Act in a silly or stupid way, as in
Helen deliberately played the fool so they wouldn't realize she understood their strategy
First half of 1500s
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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play the fool
Let me play the fool, With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
But when we play the fool, how wide The theatre expands! beside, How long the audience sits before...
Walter Savage Landor
This fellow is wise enough to play the fool, And to do that well craves a kind of wit. He must...