No fool like an old fool.

No fool like an old fool.
<01> Нет такого дурака, как старый дурак (Седина в бороду, бес в ребро). Proverb (Пословица).

Англо-русский словарь цитат, пословиц, поговорок и идиом. . 2011.

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  • there’s no fool like an old fool — 1546 J. HEYWOOD Dialogue of Proverbs II. ii. F4v But there is no foole to the olde foole, folke saie. 1721 J. KELLY Scottish Proverbs 256 No fool to an old Fool. Spoken when Men of advanc’d Age behave themselves, or talk youthfully, or wantonly.… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • there's no fool like an old fool — ► there s no fool like an old fool proverb the foolish behaviour of an older person seems especially foolish as they are expected to think and act more sensibly than a younger one. Main Entry: ↑fool …   English terms dictionary

  • there's no fool like an old fool — When an older person behaves foolishly, it seems worse than when a younger person does the same, especially in relationships, as an older person should  kknow better …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • (there's) no fool like an old fool — (there s) ˌno fool like an ˈold fool idiom (saying) an older person who behaves in a stupid way is worse than a younger person who does the same thing, because experience should have taught him or her not to do it Main entry: ↑foolidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • old — W1S1 [əuld US ould] adj comparative older superlative oldest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not new)¦ 2¦(not young)¦ 3¦(age)¦ 4¦(that you used to have)¦ 5¦(familiar)¦ 6¦(very well known)¦ 7 the old days 8 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fool — Ⅰ. fool [1] ► NOUN 1) a person who acts unwisely. 2) historical a jester or clown. ► VERB 1) trick or deceive. 2) (fool about/around) act in a joking or frivolous way. 3) …   English terms dictionary

  • no fool like an old fool — the most foolish person is the old fool, one who is old and still hasn t learned is the most foolish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • old — adjective 1 USED OR NOT NEW having existed for a long time, or having been used a lot before: an old winter coat | a big old house | an old saying | My car s older than yours. | be (as) old as the hills (=be extremely old) 2 NOT YOUNG having… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fool — see a fool and his money are soon parted a fool at forty is a fool indeed there’s no fool like an old fool a fool may give a wise man counsel children and fools tell the truth fortune favours fools …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • like — I. verb (liked; liking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English līcian; akin to Old English gelīc alike Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. chiefly dialect to be suitable or agreeable to < I like onions but they don t like me > 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • old — see old habits die hard you cannot put an old head on young shoulders old sins cast long shadows old soldiers never die better be an old man’s darling, than a young man’s slave you cannot catch old birds with chaff …   Proverbs new dictionary

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