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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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Threats of dire personal consequences are effective at keeping would-be practical jokers at bay
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.
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.
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.
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.
Or, choose a witty rhyme to express your feelings about a recipient's behavior: cheaters, gossips, goofy golfers, teachers who can't teach; attorneys who charge too much, practical jokers who need a wake-up call.
A group of Westminster practical jokers are believed to be behind the campaign.
PARTICK THISTLE saviour John Lambie yesterday found himself the victim of cheeky practical jokers who sent hima pensioner's Meals on Wheels dinner to Firhill.
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?
I haven't been the butt of any practical jokes, but I understand he's one of the great practical jokers.
With a face like an undertaker at a health convention, he is easy pray for practical jokers and their cruel japes.
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