April Fools' Day


variants or less commonly April Fool's Day
: April 1 characteristically marked by the playing of practical jokes

Word History

First Known Use

1748, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 23 Apr. 2024.

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April Fools' Day

variants also April Fool's Day
: April 1 on which many people like to play practical jokes

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