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English → English (WordNet) Definition: practical joke 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.] [1913 Webster] 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 good-natured jokes. [1913 Webster] And gentle dullness ever loves a joke. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Or witty joke our airy senses moves To pleasant laughter. --Gay. [1913 Webster] 2. Something not said seriously, or not actually meant; something done in sport. [1913 Webster] Inclose whole downs in walls, 't is all a joke. --Pope. [1913 Webster] In joke, in jest; sportively; not meant seriously. Practical joke. See under Practical. [1913 Webster] 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. Pragmatic, Practice.] 1. Of or pertaining to practice or action. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 3. Evincing practice or skill; capable of applying knowledge to some useful end; as, a practical man; a practical mind. [1913 Webster] 4. Derived from practice; as, practical skill. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]


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