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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: practical joke
n : a prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended
to make the victim appear foolish)
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Practical joke
Joke \Joke\, n. [L. jocus. Cf Jeopardy, Jocular, Juggler.]
1. Something said for the sake of exciting a laugh; something
witty or sportive (commonly indicating more of hilarity or
humor than jest); a jest; a witticism; as, to crack
And gentle dullness ever loves a joke. --Pope.
Or witty joke our airy senses moves
To pleasant laughter. --Gay.
2. Something not said seriously, or not actually meant;
something done in sport.
Inclose whole downs in walls, 't is all a joke.
In joke, in jest; sportively; not meant seriously.
Practical joke. See under Practical.
Practical \Prac"ti*cal\, a. [L. practicus active, Gr. ? fit for
doing or performing, practical, active, fr. ? to do, work,
effect: cf. F. pratique, formerly also practique. Cf.
1. Of or pertaining to practice or action.
2. Capable of being turned to use or account; useful, in
distinction from ideal or theoretical; as, practical
chemistry. “Man's practical understanding.” --South.
“For all practical purposes.” --Macaulay.
3. Evincing practice or skill; capable of applying knowledge
to some useful end; as, a practical man; a practical mind.
4. Derived from practice; as, practical skill.
Practical joke, a joke put in practice; a joke the fun of
which consists in something done, in distinction from
something said; esp., a trick played upon a person.