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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

prac′tical joke′(n.)

  1. a playful trick, often involving some physical agent or means, in which the victim is placed in an embarrassing or disadvantageous position.

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prac′tical jok′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prankster, cut-up, trickster, tricker, hoaxer, practical joker(noun)

    someone who plays practical jokes on others


  1. practical joker(Noun)

    someone who instigates practical jokes


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