Definitions for jokerˈdʒoʊ kər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person who jokes.
one of two extra playing cards in a pack, usu. imprinted with the figure of a jester, used in some games as the highest card or as a wild card.
a seemingly minor clause or expression inserted in a legal document, legislative bill, etc., to change its effect.
an unexpected or final element that completely changes or reverses a situation or result.
an expedient for getting the better of someone.
Informal. a person considered unworthy of respect.
a prankster or wise guy.
Origin of joker:
a person who enjoys telling or playing jokes
a person who does something thoughtless or annoying
"some joker is blocking the driveway"
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"
a playing card that is usually printed with a picture of a jester
A person who makes jokes.
A funny person
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.
An unspecified, vaguely disreputable person.
Some joker keeps changing this web page.
one who makes jokes or jests
see Rest bower, under 2d Bower
Translations for joker
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
in a pack of playing-cards, an extra card (usually having a picture of a jester) used in some games.
- جوكَر في وَرَق اللعبArabic
- coringaPortuguese (BR)
- der JokerGerman
- joker (karte)Croatian
- kartu jokerIndonesian
- matta, jollyItalian
- (카드놀이에서) 조커Korean
- džokers (kāršu spēlē)Latvian
- ไพ่โจ๊กเกอร์; ไพ่พิเศษThai
- (撲克牌)鬼牌Chinese (Trad.)
- تاش کا غلامUrdu
- quân hềVietnamese
- （纸牌）百搭，王牌Chinese (Simp.)
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