April fool

noun

Definition of April fool

: the butt of a joke or trick played on April Fools' Day also : such a joke or trick

First Known Use of April fool

1629, in the meaning defined above

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“April fool.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/April%20fool. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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