jokester

noun
joke·ster | \ˈjōk-stər \

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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 Known for being a bit of a jokester, the singer's 40-second preview reeks of haphazard satire and cringe-worthy cheesiness. Abby Jones, Billboard, "John Mayer Reveals Trailer For 'New Light' Video and It's So Bad, It's Almost Good: Watch," 24 May 2018 Nunes entertained Boehner and the group around him with stories about farming and soon developed a reputation as something of a jokester, thanks to his penchant for coming up with cutting nicknames for other House members. Jason Zengerle, New York Times, "How Devin Nunes Turned the House Intelligence Committee Inside Out," 24 Apr. 2018 Readus and many others at the vigil said David Anderson was a jokester who liked to laugh. Becky Jacobs, Post-Tribune, "'Long live David': Vigil honors boy, 11, fatally shot in East Chicago while playing basketball," 9 May 2018 At the Berkshire Hathaway meeting Saturday, Buffett held court on stage—alongside his right-hand man and jokester Charlie Munger—and fielded questions from shareholders for almost six hours straight. Jen Wieczner, Fortune, "The 13 Best Warren Buffett Quotes from the Berkshire Hathaway Meeting," 7 May 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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