tom-foolery

tomfoolery

[tom-foo-luh-ree]
noun, plural tomfooleries.
1.
foolish or silly behavior; tomfoolishness.
2.
a silly act, matter, or thing.

Origin:
1805–15; tomfool + -ery


1. foolishness, silliness, horseplay, monkeyshines.
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tomfoolery (ˌtɒmˈfuːlərɪ)
 
n , pl -eries
1.  foolish behaviour
2.  utter nonsense; rubbish

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