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Synonyms for practical joke

trick

Words related to practical joke

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

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Threats of dire personal consequences are effective at keeping would-be practical jokers at bay
Terry James, one of the culprits, said the pub was full of practical jokers and pranksters.
Police have vowed to track down the practical jokers responsible for an elaborate hoax.
Eventually, it would have found its way into the general public, and practical jokers would have released it in buses and elevators just for the fun of seeing straight men come on to each other, and we could all have sat back and watched society as we know it come apart at the seams.
Festival operations manager Alka Sharma agreed to produce--she was one of the practical jokers, so I figured she owed me anyway--although neither of us really knew what producing entailed.
And heartthrob Brad said the cast, including practical jokers George Clooney and Matt Damon, were stunned by her professionalism on set.
What makes this decision even dafter is that the art world is prepared to take practical jokers such as Tracy Emin and Damien Hirst seriously.
Not a product for practical jokers to bring to the barbecue, CFOAM, developed by Touchstone Research Laboratory LTD, Tridelphia, WV, eventually may be used as a core material in a structural composite for making ships more fireproof, as a firewall in aircraft, and as energy absorbing structural components in automobiles.
Yesterday he revealed that after widespread publicity he had received numerous calls from practical jokers.
I find the Internet to be a minefield of mean-spirited chain letters written by many nasty practical jokers and get-rich-quick scam artists who only do harm.
Ella Eyre says she and her band need to raise their game as practical jokers before they go on tour with Olly Murs later this year.
A group of Westminster practical jokers are believed to be behind the campaign.
There are a few characters, a few practical jokers and it's just great fun.
IS the annual jest-fest, otherwise known as April Fool's Day, a charming little custom, or is it just a day where practical jokers, devoid of any real sense of humour, take delight in making others feel stupid?
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