joker


joker

noun

Definition of JOKER

1
a person (as a writer) noted for or specializing in humor <he's the joker of the family, always making us laugh>
2
a person whose behavior is offensive to others <just ignore that joker and his rude comments>
3
an adult male human being <sat at the bar next to some poor joker who had just lost his job>
Synonyms bastard, bloke [chiefly British], buck, cat, chap [chiefly British], chappie [British], dude, fella, fellow, galoot [slang], gent, gentleman, guy, hombre, jack, joe, joker, lad, male
Related Words master, mister, sir; buddy, buster
4
a danger or difficulty that is hidden or not easily recognized <read the contract carefully before signing to make sure there aren't any jokers>
Related Words snare, trap, trip wire, web; hazard, peril, risk; bomb, bombshell, kicker, surprise (also surprize); bait, decoy, lure

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