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Meaning of JOKER

Pronunciation:  'jowkur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a person who enjoys telling or playing jokes
  2. [n]  a person who does something thoughtless or annoying; "some joker is blocking the driveway"
 

JOKER is a 5 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: jokester, turkey
 
 See Also: comedian, comic, disagreeable person, unpleasant person

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jok"er\, n.
1. One who makes jokes or jests.

2. (Card Playing) See {Rest bower}, under 2d {Bower}.

 
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