Word of the Day: Foolery


fool-er-y / fo͞o-lə-rē

noun (plural fooleries)

1. behavior or speech that is silly or lacks good judgement

Foolery, sir, does walk about the orb like the sun; it shines everywhere.

From “Twelfth Night” by William Shakespeare, 1564 – 1616

2. an instance of silly or foolish behavior or speech; a prank

My soul, never laugh at sin’s fooleries, lest thou come to smile at sin itself.

Charles Spurgeon, 1834 – 1892