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joker

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1 a person (as a writer) noted for or specializing in humor
  • he's the joker of the family, always making us laugh

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2 a person whose behavior is offensive to others
  • just ignore that joker and his rude comments

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3 an adult male human being
  • sat at the bar next to some poor joker who had just lost his job

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4 a danger or difficulty that is hidden or not easily recognized
  • read the contract carefully before signing to make sure there aren't any jokers

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The first known use of joker was circa 1726

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“Joker.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/joker. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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