jokester

noun
joke·​ster | \ ˈjōk-stər How to pronounce jokester (audio) \

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With a new husband there were new rules to follow; Corey was a jokester, always playing pranks, and didn’t like rules. Claire Galofaro, The Seattle Times, "Moms of the dead from drugs: “Where is the outrage for us?”," 29 Jan. 2019 Kevin Hart fans may want to think twice about bringing their cell phones to the jokester's shows. Zoe Szathmary, Fox News, "Kevin Hart bans phones during Florida comedy performance," 31 July 2018 Eric Christian Olsen, the actor behind NCIS: Los Angeles jokester Marty Deeks, has been in the spotlight a lot lately—and not just for his work on the popular procedural. Megan Stein, Country Living, "Is Eric Christian Olsen Leaving 'NCIS: Los Angeles?'," 16 Dec. 2018 Most of these jokesters were late baby boomers and Gen X-ers, people who were raised by television and pop culture and could see all the seams. Todd Vanderwerff, Vox, "Alt-right internet mobs are attacking celebrities with their own jokes. The irony is stark.," 27 July 2018 He will be remembered by his outgoing, fun-loving personality and being the family jokester. courant.com, "Carl J. LaRosa," 2 May 2018 His retirement years were spent traveling with the love of his life, playing with his grandkids and being the jokester at the card table in Orange City. OrlandoSentinel.com, "Deaths in Central Florida: 6/26," 26 June 2018 John Taggart was the family jokester and life of the frequent family gatherings. Safid Deen, OrlandoSentinel.com, "FSU coach Willie Taggart braces for first Father's Day without his dad," 17 June 2018 Krickette's has pairs with sayings that play to the jokester side of being a dad, Herington said. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "8 Father's Day gift ideas that can be found in Milwaukee suburbs," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of jokester

1877, in the meaning defined above

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jokester

noun

English Language Learners Definition of jokester

: a person who tells or makes many jokes

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