What is another word for fool's errand?

49 synonyms found


[ fˈuːlz ˈɛɹənd], [ fˈuːlz ˈɛɹənd], [ f_ˈuː_l_z ˈɛ_ɹ_ə_n_d]

How to use "Fool's errand" in context?

The fool's errand is a story written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. It is a story of a man who undertakes a task that is obviously impossible. The task is to deliver a bag of gold to a temple in the middle of the Amazon rainforest. The man, known as Holguin, is a fool for undertaking the task, but he is also a magical man.

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