What is another word for fool errand?

43 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ fˈuːl ˈɛɹənd], [ fˈuːl ˈɛɹənd], [ f_ˈuː_l ˈɛ_ɹ_ə_n_d]

A "fool's errand" is an activity or task that is bound to fail, or is completely useless. There are several synonyms for this phrase, including a wild goose chase, a lost cause, a futile effort or an exercise in futility. Any activity that involves a lot of effort, but ultimately leads to no value or results, could be described as a "fool's errand." Sometimes, a fool's errand might be undertaken as a joke or prank, such as sending someone on a fake errand with no real purpose. Other times, it may be undertaken in earnest, but with little chance of success. Whatever the case may be, synonyms for "fool's errand" describe an activity with little to no likelihood of succeeding.

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