What is the difference between fool and chook?
As nouns the difference between fool and chook
is that fool
is (pejorative) a person with poor judgment or little intelligence while chook
is (australia|new zealand|slang) a hen; a cooked chicken; a chicken dressed for cooking.
As a verb fool
is to trick; to make a fool of someone.
(pejorative) 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.
(historical) A jester; a person whose role was to entertain a sovereign and the court (or lower personages).
(informal) Someone who derives pleasure from something specified.
- Experience keeps a dear school, but fools' will learn in no ' other .
* 1975 , , "Fool for the City" (song), Fool for the City (album):
- Can they think me their fool or jester?
(cooking) A type of dessert made of d fruit and custard or cream.
- I'm a fool for the city.
A particular card in a tarot deck.
- an apricot fool'''; a gooseberry '''fool
* (person with poor judgment) See also
* (person who entertained a sovereign) jester, joker
* (person who talks a lot of nonsense) gobshite
To trick; to make a fool of someone.
To play the fool; to trifle; to toy; to spend time in idle sport or mirth.
- Is this a time for fooling ?
* See also
* fool about
* fool around
* fool's errand
* fool's gold
* fool's paradise
* more fool you
* play the fool
* suffer fools gladly
* there's no fool like an old fool
(Australia, New Zealand, slang) A hen; a cooked chicken; a chicken dressed for cooking.
* 2005 , , The Complete Burke?s Backyard: The Ultimate Book of Fact Sheets ,
* 2006', Judith Brett, ''The '''Chook in the Australian Unconscious'', in Peter Beilharz, Robert Manne, ''Reflected Light: La Trobe Essays ,
- Worm chickens once every three months and, if an occasional lice problem occurs, spray the inside of the chook shed with Coopex.
* 2011 , Helen Maczkowiackpeglerpegler, An Awkward Fit ,
- This little book, with its meticulous pencil drawings of chooks' in mechanical contraptions and photos to show the machine in operation with a white leghorn called Gregory Peck, is evidence of both the sadism inspired by the ' chook ?s comparatively flightless fate and the laughter we use to defend ourselves against the knowledge of that sadism.
(Australia, dated) A fool.
- She decided to dig her way under the fence into their chook house and had great fun running around and biting the necks of about eight chooks' and leaving them half-dead and bleeding. The neighbour was furious, and unfortunately it was Dad?s birthday, so when he arrived home from work, Mum said ‘Happy birthday and(sic) darling. Guess what? Your dog has half-killed most of the neighbour?s ' chooks .’
* chook chaser
* chook poop
* chook raffle
* chook wheel