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practical joke

noun

Simple Definition of practical joke

  • : a joke involving something that is done rather than said : a trick played on someone

Full Definition of practical joke

  1. :  a prank intended to trick or embarrass someone or cause physical discomfort

practical joker noun

Examples of practical joke

  1. One of the children filled the sugar bowl with salt as a practical joke.

  2. <friends had left the risqué message on his voice mail as a practical joke>



1776

First Known Use of practical joke

1776



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