Synonyms for Tomfool:

adj.

absurd (adjective)
laughable, ludicrous.
foolish (adjective)
ludicrous, simple, ridiculous.

n.

nincompoop, not in your right mind/not right in the head, gander, simpleton, softhead, schmo, laughable, imbecile, simple, Mooncalf, cretin, dip, over-the-top, ridiculous, turkey, ludicrous, goof, moron, goose, childish, nitwit, schmuck, ability, ninny, ding-dong, jerk, nerd. fool (noun)
jerk, moron, Mooncalf, softhead, cretin, nincompoop, nitwit, simpleton, imbecile, schmo, sap, goose, turkey, nerd, ninny.
schmuck (noun)
schmuck.
tomfool (noun)
muggins, saphead, sap, fool.

Other synonyms:

nerd, ninny, softhead, schmo, ding-dong, cretin, moron, schmuck. nincompoop, nitwit, Mooncalf, turkey, goose, goof, imbecile, simpleton. gander. simple. Other relevant words:
nerd, softhead, fool, simple, schmo, Mooncalf, jerk, goose, schmuck, turkey, cretin, dip, nitwit, over-the-top, simpleton, laughable, gander, ludicrous, goof, childish, ninny, ridiculous, ability, nincompoop, ding-dong, imbecile, moron.

Usage examples for tomfool

  1. " It's women's tomfool dressing keeps us all down. – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  2. So I mean to pass that tomfool examination and to cram down a lot of stuff in order to do so, which is of no more use to me than though I had swallowed so much brown paper. – Love Eternal by H. Rider Haggard
  3. Why couldn't Swing Tunstall have stayed reasonably in Farewell instead of traipsing off over the range like a tomfool – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White