What does 'Play the fool' mean?
If someone plays the fool, they behave in a silly way to make people laugh. ('Act the fool' is and alternative form.)
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Idioms similar to 'Play the fool'
- Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me
- Play for keeps
- Play hard to get
- Clutch play
- Play havoc
- Play with fire
- Play hooky
- Play fast and loose
- All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
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