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April foolnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​trickplayed on someone on April Fools' Day, or the ​person who is ​tricked

April foolexclamation

uk   us   UK (US April fools!)
said on April Fools' Day when you have ​tricked someone
(Definition of April fool from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “April fool”
in Chinese (Simplified) 在愚人节开的玩笑, 愚人节时受 愚弄的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在愚人節開的玩笑, 愚人節時受愚弄的人…
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