To fool away
Fool Fool, v. t. 1. To infatuate; to make foolish. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

For, fooled with hope, men favor the deceit. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To use as a fool; to deceive in a shameful or mortifying manner; to impose upon; to cheat by inspiring foolish confidence; as, to fool one out of his money. [1913 Webster]

You are fooled, discarded, and shook off By him for whom these shames ye underwent. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To fool away}, to get rid of foolishly; to spend in trifles, idleness, folly, or without advantage. [1913 Webster]


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  • fool away — or[fritter away] {v.}, {informal} To waste foolishly. * /Paul failed history because he fooled away his time instead of studying./ * /The man won a lot of money, but he soon frittered it away and was poor again./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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