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Synonyms for practical joke

trick

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a prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)

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But the king loved his practical jokes, and took pleasure in forcing Hop-Frog to drink and (as the king called it)'to be merry.
Ellmother had supposed she was in earnest, when she was guilty of no more serious offense than playing a practical joke.
He thought his uncle had been playing a practical joke on him.
My father was, in fact, a singularly good-natured man, and I think quietly enjoyed nature's practical joke.
Had any one met with a fall, or suffered a practical joke at the hands of one of the other girls, or lost a powderpuff, it was at once the fault of the ghost, of the Opera ghost.
It was a joke, my good sir--a practical joke, nothing more," he whined incessantly.
Harris said he thought that map must have been got up as a practical joke, because it wasn't a bit like the real thing, and only misleading.
The secretary was inclined to take the affair as a practical joke, but Peter Winn, after an examination of the pigeon, thought otherwise.
Wayne, from Port Talbot, said: "I was convinced that my younger brother, who regularly plays practical jokes on me, had somehow found a way to trick me.
ISLAMABAD -- People especially youngsters are ready to fool their friends and relatives through playing practical jokes and hoaxes on 'April Fool Day' tomorrow.
THAT is precisely why I do not like practical jokes, they are not amusing, and when you don't laugh, the person blames you.
IT'S April 1, which means, it must be April Fool's Day, the day widely recognised around the world as the day people play practical jokes and hoaxes on one another, before declaring 'April Fool
A backstage insider tells me: "The Wanted have put in a special request to organisers for their dressing room to be next to ls me: "The Wanted n a special request ers for their oom to be next to ays as they have us practical jokes eeves for the girls.
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Washington, June 7 ( ANI ): Angelina Jolie, who is engaged to tie the knot to longtime partner Brad Pitt, has warned George Clooney not to play any practical jokes at her wedding.
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