fool away

Synonyms and related words:
blow, blunder away, consume, dally away, diddle away, dissipate, dribble away, drivel away, fritter, fritter away, idle away, muddle away, piss away, potter away, squander, throw, trifle away, while away

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • fool away — verb spend frivolously and unwisely Fritter away one s inheritance • Syn: ↑fritter, ↑frivol away, ↑dissipate, ↑shoot, ↑fritter away, ↑fool • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fool away — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly: consume, dissipate, fritter away, riot away, squander, throw away, trifle away, waste. Slang: blow1. See SAVE. II verb See fool …   English dictionary for students

  • fool away — or[fritter away] {v.}, {informal} To waste foolishly. * /Paul failed history because he fooled away his time instead of studying./ * /The man won a lot of money, but he soon frittered it away and was poor again./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fool away — or[fritter away] {v.}, {informal} To waste foolishly. * /Paul failed history because he fooled away his time instead of studying./ * /The man won a lot of money, but he soon frittered it away and was poor again./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fool\ away — v informal To waste foolishly. Paul failed history because he fooled away his time instead of studying. The man won a lot of money, but he soon frittered it away and was poor again …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fool away — verb to waste, squander …   Wiktionary

  • To fool away — Fool Fool, v. t. 1. To infatuate; to make foolish. Shak. [1913 Webster] For, fooled with hope, men favor the deceit. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To use as a fool; to deceive in a shameful or mortifying manner; to impose upon; to cheat by inspiring… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fool — fool1 [fo͞ol] n. [ME fol < OFr (Fr fou) < LL follis < L, windbag, bellows: see FOLLICLE] 1. a) a person with little or no judgment, common sense, wisdom, etc.; silly or stupid person; simpleton b) Obs. a mentally retarded person 2. a man …   English World dictionary

  • Fool — Fool, v. t. 1. To infatuate; to make foolish. Shak. [1913 Webster] For, fooled with hope, men favor the deceit. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To use as a fool; to deceive in a shameful or mortifying manner; to impose upon; to cheat by inspiring… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fool — fool1 /foohl/, n. 1. a silly or stupid person; a person who lacks judgment or sense. 2. a professional jester, formerly kept by a person of royal or noble rank for amusement: the court fool. 3. a person who has been tricked or deceived into… …   Universalium


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