fool’s errand


fool’s errand

fool’s errand See more synonyms for fool’s errand on Thesaurus.com noun

  1. a completely absurd, pointless, or useless errand.

Related Words for fool’s errand ploy, prank, bait, commotion, deviation, distraction, disturbance, diversion, gimmick, interruption, maneuver, distractor, antic, caper, escapade, frolic, gag, shenanigans, stunt British Dictionary definitions for fool’s errand fool’s errand noun

  1. a fruitless undertaking

Idioms and Phrases with fool’s errand fool’s errand

A fruitless mission or undertaking, as in Asking the bank for yet another loan was clearly a fool’s errand. [c. 1700]

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