Be·fool v. t. [imp. & p. p. Befooled p. pr. & vb. n. Befooling.]
1. To fool; to delude or lead into error; to infatuate; to deceive.
This story . . . contrived to befool credulous men. --Fuller.
2. To cause to behave like a fool; to make foolish. “Some befooling drug.”
v 1: make a fool or dupe of [syn: fool, gull]
2: fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted
everyone"; "You can't fool me!" [syn: gull, dupe, slang,
cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put