Examples of practical joke in a Sentence
One of the children filled the sugar bowl with salt as a practical joke.
friends had left the risqué message on his voice mail as a practical joke
First Known Use of practical joke
practical joke Synonyms
Synonymsantic, caper, capriccio, dido, escapade, frolic, gag, jest, knavery, monkeyshine (s), prank, rag [chiefly British], roguery, shavie [Scottish], shine (s), trick, waggery
Related Wordsskylarking; adventure, experience, game, lark, time; high jinks (also hijinks), horseplay, play, roughhousing, rowdyism; shenanigan (s), tomfoolery; joking, kidding, teasing; gambit, hoax, maneuver, ploy; deed, feat, mission, performance, stunt; caprice, conceit, fancy, vagary, whim, whimsy (also whimsey); deceit, deception, delusion, fooling, fraud, hanky-panky, hoodwinking, ruse, sham, stratagem, subterfuge, trickery, wile
PRACTICAL JOKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of practical joke for English Language Learners
: a joke involving something that is done rather than said : a trick played on someone
PRACTICAL JOKE Defined for Kids
Definition of practical joke for Students
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