Foolish vs Tot - What's the difference?
As a adjective foolish
is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
As a noun tot is
a small child.
As a verb tot is
to sum or total.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
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 .
A small child.
A measure of spirits, especially rum.
* 1897: Mary H. Kingsley, Travels in West Africa
- He learned to run when he was just a tot .
* 1916: Siegfried Sassoon, The Working Party
- Then I give them a tot of rum apiece, as they sit huddled in their blankets.
(UK, dialect, dated) A foolish fellow.
- And tot of rum to send him warm to sleep.
To sum or total.
* tot up