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practical joke

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a playful or mischievous act intended as a joke
  • friends had left the risqué message on his voice mail as a practical joke

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The first known use of practical joke was in 1776

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“Practical joke.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/practical%20joke. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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