Definitions for jokerˈdʒoʊ kər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. joker, jokester(noun)

    a person who enjoys telling or playing jokes

  2. joker, turkey(noun)

    a person who does something thoughtless or annoying

    "some joker is blocking the driveway"

  3. joker(noun)

    an inconspicuous clause in a document or bill that affects its meaning in a way that is not immediately apparent

    "when I demanded my money he showed me the joker in the contract"

  4. joker(noun)

    a playing card that is usually printed with a picture of a jester

GCIDE

  1. Joker(n.)

    (Card Playing) An extra card usually included in a deck of playing cards, having the same design as the others on the back, but on the face having a picture of a jester. It is not included in the deck used in most games, but in certain games may be included and then takes on a special value, such as the highest-valued card, or a wild card.

  2. Joker(n.)

    A clause placed in a document, such as a contract or a piece of legislation, not itself appearing significant, but in a subtle way substantially changing the effect of the document.

  3. Joker(n.)

    Hence: Any fact or condition which is unknown or not apparent, which reverses an apparently advantageous position; a kicker.

  4. Joker(n.)

    A person; a fellow; a chap; -- usually used in a mildly disparaging sense; as, who's the joker who left the ice cream on the table?.

Wiktionary

  1. joker(Noun)

    A person who makes jokes.

  2. joker(Noun)

    A funny person

  3. joker(Noun)

    A jester.

  4. joker(Noun)

    A playing card that features a picture of a joker (that is, a jester) and that may be used as a wild card in some card games.

  5. joker(Noun)

    An unspecified, vaguely disreputable person.

    Some joker keeps changing this web page.

  6. joker(Noun)

    A man.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Joker(noun)

    one who makes jokes or jests

  2. Joker(noun)

    see Rest bower, under 2d Bower


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