As an adjective foolish
is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
As a noun gunzel is
in australia, a railway enthusiast originally derogatory, referring to overly enthusiastic or foolish rail fans now refers to railway enthusiasts in general, and the term is often used with pride.
As a verb gunzel is
to engage in railway enthusiast activities.
Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
*: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.
*:It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish .
In Australia, a railway enthusiast. Originally derogatory, referring to overly enthusiastic or foolish rail fans. Now refers to railway enthusiasts in general, and the term is often used with pride.
To engage in railway enthusiast activities.
* train spotting
* There is an alternative meaning of the American slang gunsel (2) but this is not the meaning imported as gunzel.
* see: [http://www.railpage.org.au/ausrail/99may/msg00403.html] for some background