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Practical joker   /prˈæktəkəl dʒˈoʊkər/   Listen
Practical joker

noun
1.
Someone who plays practical jokes on others.  Synonyms: cut-up, hoaxer, prankster, tricker, trickster.






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"Practical joker" Quotes from Famous Books



... the track like a Modoc on the war path. Before I had gone a half-mile I was overtaken by "That Jim Peasley," as he was called in Swan Creek, an incurable practical joker, loved and shunned by all who knew him. He asked me as he came up if I were "going to the show." Thinking it was best to dissemble, I told him I was, but said nothing of my intention to stop the performance; I thought it would be a lesson to That Jim to let him walk fifteen miles for ...
— The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 8 - Epigrams, On With the Dance, Negligible Tales • Ambrose Bierce



Words linked to "Practical joker" :   troublemaker, trouble maker, bad hat, mischief-maker, tricker, troubler



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