Word of the Week: tomfoolery (tŏm-FŌŌ-lə-rē)

Definition

(Noun) The action or behavior of a tom-fool; foolish or absurd action; silly trifling.

In Context

“‘She’s gadding off somewhere with Diana, writing stories or practicing dialogues or some such tomfoolery, and never thinking once about the time or her duties.’”

Lucy Maud Montgomery, Ann of Green Gables, 1908.