JOKER

joker

(noun) a playing card that is usually printed with a picture of a jester

joker

(noun) 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”

joker, jokester

(noun) a person who enjoys telling or playing jokes

joker, turkey

(noun) a person who does something thoughtless or annoying; “some joker is blocking the driveway”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Proper noun

Joker

A fictional villain of DC Comics, noted for his insanity and cunning, who either wears clown makeup or is disfigured to appear as such, and who is archenemy of Batman.

Anagrams

• jerko

Etymology

Noun

joker (plural jokers)

A person who makes jokes.

(slang) A funny person.

A jester.

Synonyms: court jester, fool, jester

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.

(New Zealand, colloquial) A man.

A clause in a contract that undermines its apparent provisions.

Anagrams

• jerko

Source: Wiktionary


Jok"er, n.

1. One who makes jokes or jests.

2. (Card Playing)

Definition: See Rest bower, under 2d Bower.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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