Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of tomfool.

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Examples

  • Are you really the two tomfools I have read of in all the papers?

    The Ball and the Cross

  • Why, the very state of the street is a disgrace and a temptation to such tomfools.

    Alarms and Discursions

  • The heaven that would answer a call of that kind would be a heaven for zanies and tomfools! '

    Aylwin

  • But some people have no feeling, and will go on being tomfools though the house is on fire.’

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • Johnny — he was Jack at school, but that, of course, his tomfools of relations couldn’t be expected to remember — Johnny was waiting on the platform when the train steamed in.

    Australia Felix

  • You and I are a couple of tomfools; but we try to play fair. "

    The Blue Pavilions

  • But some people have no feeling, and will go on being tomfools though the house is on fire. "

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • "Hold your tongue, sir," bounced out the Major, "and don't lecture me; don't come to me, sir, with your slang about Nature's gentlemen -- Nature's tomfools, sir!

    The Paris Sketch Book

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