practical joker
noun see practical joke

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Practical joker — may refer to:* Practical joker (person), someone who sets up a situation to produce a humorous physical outcome at the expense of a target * The Practical Joker ( TAS episode), an episode of Star Trek: The Animated Series …   Wikipedia

  • practical joker — noun someone who plays practical jokes on others • Syn: ↑prankster, ↑cut up, ↑trickster, ↑tricker, ↑hoaxer • Derivationally related forms: ↑hoax (for: ↑hoaxer) …   Useful english dictionary

  • practical joker — Synonyms and related words: Artful Dodger, Casanova, Don Juan, Machiavel, Machiavelli, Machiavellian, actor, bad boy, bamboozler, befuddler, beguiler, booger, buffoon, bugger, charmer, counterfeiter, cutup, deceiver, deluder, devil, dissembler,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • practical joker — noun someone who instigates practical jokes …   Wiktionary

  • The Practical Joker — ST episode name = The Practical Joker Scotty has problems with the food replicator series = The Animated Series ep num = 019 prod num = 019 date = September 21, 1974 writer =Chuck Menville director = Hal Sutherland guest = none stardate = 3183.3… …   Wikipedia

  • Practical joke — involving completely blocking someone s doorway with phone books …   Wikipedia

  • practical joke — n a trick that is intended to give someone a surprise or shock, or to make them look stupid >practical joker n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • practical joke — n. a trick played on someone, esp. one intended to cause embarrassment or discomfort for the victim practical joker n …   English World dictionary

  • practical joke — practical joker. a playful trick, often involving some physical agent or means, in which the victim is placed in an embarrassing or disadvantageous position. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • practical joke — noun a prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish) • Hypernyms: ↑antic, ↑joke, ↑prank, ↑trick, ↑caper, ↑put on • Hyponyms: ↑April fool, ↑ho …   Useful english dictionary

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