Silliness and Tomfoolery


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Silliness noun – Language, behavior, or ideas that are absurd and contrary to good sense.
Usage example: stop this silliness at once!

Tomfoolery is a synonym for silliness in ability topic. In some cases you can use "Tomfoolery" instead a noun "Silliness", when it comes to topics like foolishness.
Nearby Word: silly
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Tomfoolery noun – Wildly playful or mischievous behavior.
Usage example: the open bar may have had something to do with the tomfoolery at the wedding reception

Silliness is a synonym for tomfoolery in ability topic. You can use "Silliness" instead a noun "Tomfoolery", if it concerns topics such as nonsense, foolishness.
Nearby Word: tomfool
Synonyms for Tomfoolery
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Tomfoolery or Silliness. 2016. Accessed May 31, 2020.

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