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Fool vs. Sucker

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  • Fool (noun)

    A person with poor judgment or little intelligence.

    "You were a fool to cross that busy road without looking."

    "The village fool threw his own shoes down the well."

  • Fool (noun)

    A jester; a person whose role was to entertain a sovereign and the court (or lower personages).

  • Fool (noun)

    Someone who derives pleasure from something specified.

  • Fool (noun)

    Buddy, dude, person.

  • Fool (noun)

    A type of dessert made of puréed fruit and custard or cream.

    "an apricot fool; a gooseberry fool"

  • Fool (noun)

    A particular card in a tarot deck, representing a jester.

  • Fool (verb)

    To trick; to deceive

  • Fool (verb)

    To act in an idiotic manner; to act foolishly

  • Fool (adjective)

    foolish

  • Sucker (noun)

    A person or animal that sucks, especially a breast or udder; especially a suckling animal, young mammal before it is weaned. from late 14th century

  • Sucker (noun)

    An undesired stem growing out of the roots or lower trunk of a shrub or tree, especially from the rootstock of a grafted plant or tree. from 1570s

  • Sucker (noun)

    A parasite; a sponger.

  • Sucker (noun)

    An organ or body part that does the sucking; especially a round structure on the bodies of some insects, frogs, and octopuses that allows them to stick to surfaces.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A thing that works by sucking something.

  • Sucker (noun)

    The embolus, or bucket, of a pump; also, the valve of a pump basket.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A pipe through which anything is drawn.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A small piece of leather, usually round, having a string attached to the center, which, when saturated with water and pressed upon a stone or other body having a smooth surface, adheres, by reason of the atmospheric pressure, with such force as to enable a considerable weight to be thus lifted by the string; formerly used by children as a plaything.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A suction cup.

  • Sucker (noun)

    An animal such as the octopus and remora, which adhere to other bodies with such organs.

  • Sucker (noun)

    Any fish in the family Catostomidae of North America and eastern Asia, which have mouths modified into downward-pointing, suckerlike structures for feeding in bottom sediments from 1750s

  • Sucker (noun)

    A piece of candy which is sucked from 1820s; a lollipop from 1900s

  • Sucker (noun)

    A hard drinker; a soaker.

  • Sucker (noun)

    An inhabitant of Illinois.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A person who is easily deceived, tricked or persuaded to do something; a naive person from 1830s

    "One poor sucker had actually given her his life’s savings."

  • Sucker (noun)

    A person irresistibly attracted by something specified.

    "A sucker for ghost stories."

  • Sucker (noun)

    The penis.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A thing or object. Any thing or object being called attention to with emphasis, as in "this sucker".

  • Sucker (noun)

    Generalized term of reference to a person.

    "See if you can get that sucker working again."

  • Sucker (verb)

    To strip the suckers or shoots from; to deprive of suckers.

    "to sucker maize"

  • Sucker (verb)

    To produce suckers, to throw up additional stems or shoots.

  • Sucker (verb)

    To fool someone; to take advantage of someone.

    "The salesman suckered him into signing an expensive maintenance contract."

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Fool (noun)

    A compound of gooseberries scalded and crushed, with cream; - commonly called gooseberry fool.

  • Fool (noun)

    One destitute of reason, or of the common powers of understanding; an idiot; a natural.

  • Fool (noun)

    A person deficient in intellect; one who acts absurdly, or pursues a course contrary to the dictates of wisdom; one without judgment; a simpleton; a dolt.

  • Fool (noun)

    One who acts contrary to moral and religious wisdom; a wicked person.

  • Fool (noun)

    One who counterfeits folly; a professional jester or buffoon; a retainer formerly kept to make sport, dressed fantastically in motley, with ridiculous accouterments.

  • Fool (verb)

    To play the fool; to trifle; to toy; to spend time in idle sport or mirth.

  • Fool

    To infatuate; to make foolish.

  • Fool

    To use as a fool; to deceive in a shameful or mortifying manner; to impose upon; to cheat by inspiring foolish confidence; as, to fool one out of his money.

  • Sucker (noun)

    One who, or that which, sucks; esp., one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora, adhere to other bodies.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A suckling; a sucking animal.

  • Sucker (noun)

    The embolus, or bucket, of a pump; also, the valve of a pump basket.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A pipe through which anything is drawn.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A small piece of leather, usually round, having a string attached to the center, which, when saturated with water and pressed upon a stone or other body having a smooth surface, adheres, by reason of the atmospheric pressure, with such force as to enable a considerable weight to be thus lifted by the string; - used by children as a plaything.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A shoot from the roots or lower part of the stem of a plant; - so called, perhaps, from diverting nourishment from the body of the plant.

  • Sucker (noun)

    Any one of numerous species of North American fresh-water cyprinoid fishes of the family Catostomidæ; so called because the lips are protrusile. The flesh is coarse, and they are of little value as food. The most common species of the Eastern United States are the northern sucker (Catostomus Commersoni), the white sucker (C. teres), the hog sucker (C. nigricans), and the chub, or sweet sucker (Erimyzon sucetta). Some of the large Western species are called buffalo fish, red horse, black horse, and suckerel.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A parasite; a sponger. See def. 6, above.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A hard drinker; a soaker.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A greenhorn; someone easily cheated, gulled, or deceived.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A nickname applied to a native of Illinois.

  • Sucker (noun)

    Any thing or person; - usually implying annoyance or dislike; as, I went to change the blade and cut my finger on the sucker.

  • Sucker (noun)

    A person strongly attracted to something; - usually used with for; as, he's a sucker for tall blondes.

  • Sucker

    To strip off the suckers or shoots from; to deprive of suckers; as, to sucker maize.

  • Sucker

    To cheat or deceive (a gullible person); to make a sucker of (someone).

  • Sucker (verb)

    To form suckers; as, corn suckers abundantly.

Webster Dictionary
  • Fool (noun)

    a person who lacks good judgment

  • Fool (noun)

    a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

  • Fool (noun)

    a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the middle ages

  • Fool (verb)

    make a fool or dupe of

  • Fool (verb)

    spend frivolously and unwisely;

    "Fritter away one's inheritance"

  • Fool (verb)

    fool or hoax;

    "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"

    "You can't fool me!"

  • Fool (verb)

    indulge in horseplay;

    "Enough horsing around--let's get back to work!"

    "The bored children were fooling about"

  • Sucker (noun)

    a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

  • Sucker (noun)

    a shoot arising from a plant's roots

  • Sucker (noun)

    a drinker who sucks (as at a nipple or through a straw)

  • Sucker (noun)

    flesh of any of numerous North American food fishes with toothless jaws

  • Sucker (noun)

    hard candy on a stick

  • Sucker (noun)

    an organ specialized for sucking nourishment or for adhering to objects by suction

  • Sucker (noun)

    mostly North American freshwater fishes with a thick-lipped mouth for feeding by suction; related to carps

Princeton's WordNet

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