Synonyms and Antonyms of joker
a person (as a writer) noted for or specializing in humor
- He's the joker of the family, always making us laugh.
card, comedian, comic, droll, farceur, funnyman, humorist, jester, jokester, wag, wit
banterer, cutup, kidder, knockabout, practical joker, prankster, quipster, teaser, wisecracker
buffoon, clown, fool, harlequin, zany
caricaturist, lampooner, parodist, satirist
a person whose behavior is offensive to others
- Just ignore that joker and his rude comments.
beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cur, dog, heel, jerk, louse, lout, pill, rat, reptile, scum, skunk, slob, snake, stinker, swine, varmint, vermin
barbarian, brute, caveman, Neanderthal, savage
lowlife, miscreant, rascal, rogue, roughneck, scab, scamp, scoundrel, villain, wretch
booby, fool, nincompoop, ninny, nitwit, nut
airhead, birdbrain, blockhead, dolt, dope, dork [slang], goon, half-wit, idiot, imbecile, moron, turkey
an adult male human being
- sat next to some joker who snored during the entire flight home
buck, dude, fella, fellow, gent, gentleman, guy, hombre, lad, male, man
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.
snare, trap, trip wire, web
hazard, peril, risk
bomb, bombshell, kicker, surprise (also surprize)
bait, decoy, lure