Definition of tomfool:
cretin, nitwit, dip, motley fool, dope, simple, mooncalf, simpleton, sap, schmo, idiot, ass, nincompoop, patsy, jester, soft touch, schmuck, imbecile, jerk, moron, nerd, fool, gull, goof, ding-dong, ability, ninny, cosh, blackjack, chump, goose, fall guy, saphead, turkey, muggins, jackass, sucker, gander, mark, softhead, mug.
- "The Club of Queer Trades", G. K. Chesterton.
- "Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.", E. OE. Somerville Martin Ross.
- "Man to Man", Jackson Gregory.