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practical joke

noun [C]  us   /ˈpræk·tɪ·kəl ˈjoʊk/
a joke intended to make someone seem foolish that involves a physical action rather than words: She glued the cup and saucer together as a practical joke.
Translations of “practical joke”
in Korean 장난…
in Arabic مُداعَبة…
in Portuguese trote, peça…
in Catalan broma…
in Japanese いたずら, 悪ふざけ…
in Italian scherzo, burla…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡作劇…
in Russian розыгрыш…
in Turkish eşek şakası, ağır şaka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶作剧…
in Polish psikus, kawał…
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