Foolish vs Gaby - What's the difference?

foolish | gaby |

As an adjective foolish

is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.

As a noun gaby is

(regional) a stupid, foolish person; a simpleton; a dunce.




  • Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
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  • *:As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish , but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
  • Resembling or characteristic of a fool.
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  • *(Aeschylus)
  • *:It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish .
  • Synonyms

    * absurd * idiotic * ridiculous * silly * unwise


    * wise

    Derived terms

    * foolishness



    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (female), from the (etyl) short form of Gabrielle.
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