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practical joke

noun [C] uk   us  
a joke that makes someone seem silly and involves a physical action rather than words: She glued her boss's cup and saucer together as a practical joke.
practical joker
noun [C] uk   us  
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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