Definitions for jokerˈdʒoʊ kər
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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
(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.
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.
Hence: Any fact or condition which is unknown or not apparent, which reverses an apparently advantageous position; a kicker.
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?.
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
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- jòquer, comodíCatalan, Valencian
- Jolly, Spaßvogel, JokerGerman
- bufón, bromista, comodín, hazmerreír, guazón, chistoso, humoristaSpanish
- شوخ, جوکرPersian
- blagueur, farceur, jokerFrench
- fear na gcrúb, an buachaill mór, cleasaíIrish
- buffone di corte, jolly, buffone, mattaItalian
- buffu, ċajtier, ċajtiera, buffa, ġowkerMaltese
- jéígNavajo, Navaho
- żartowniś, dżoker, dowcipniś, jokerPolish
- coringa, melé, piadista, curingaPortuguese
- шутник, джокерRussian
- vragolan, šaljivac, šutnikSerbo-Croatian
- skojare, narr, skämtare, jokerSwedish
- joker, şakacıTurkish
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