a fool and his money are soon parted

A fool and his money are soon parted
This idiom means that people who aren't careful with their money spend it quickly. 'A fool and his money are easily parted' is an alternative form of the idiom.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fool and his money are soon parted — A foolish person soon wastes his money. A proverb, * /Jimmy spends all his pennies for candy. A fool and his money are soon parted./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fool and his money are soon parted — A foolish person soon wastes his money. A proverb, * /Jimmy spends all his pennies for candy. A fool and his money are soon parted./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fool\ and\ his\ money\ are\ soon\ parted — proverb A foolish person soon wastes his money. Jimmy spends all his pennies for candy. A fool and his money are soon parted …   Словарь американских идиом

  • a fool and his money are soon parted — 1573 T. TUSSER Husbandry (rev. ed.) ix. A foole and his money be soone at debate: which after with sorow repents him too late. 1587 J. BRIDGES Defence of Government in Church of England xv. 1294 A foole and his money is soone parted. 1616 T.… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • a fool and his money are soon parted — ► a fool and his money are soon parted proverb a foolish person spends money carelessly and will soon be penniless. Main Entry: ↑fool …   English terms dictionary

  • a fool and his money are soon parted — a fool will spend all his money quickly; easy come, easy go    After he had spent his fortune, he remembered this saying: A fool and his money are soon parted …   English idioms

  • (a) fool and his money (are soon parted) — a fool and his money (are soon parted) phrase used for saying that someone who is not sensible spends their money carelessly Thesaurus: words used to describe spending behaviourhyponym to buy somethingsynonym Main entry: fool …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) fool and his money are soon parted. — something that you say which means that stupid people spend money without thinking about it enough. Gianni relishes his extravagant lifestyle but then a fool and his money are soon parted …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) fool and his money are soon parted — a ˌfool and his ˌmoney are soon ˈparted idiom (saying) a person who is not sensible usually spends money too quickly or carelessly, or is cheated by others Main entry: ↑foolidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • a fool and his money are soon parted —    This idiom means that people who aren t careful with their money spend it quickly. A fool and his money are easily parted is an alternative form of the idiom.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.