April Fools' Day

noun
variants: or less commonly April Fool's Day

Definition of April Fools' Day

: April 1 characteristically marked by the playing of practical jokes

First Known Use of April Fools' Day

1748, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of April Fools' Day was in 1748

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“April Fools' Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/April%20Fools%27%20Day. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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April Fools' Day

noun

English Language Learners Definition of April Fools' Day

: April 1 celebrated as a day on which people play tricks on each other

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