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practical jokenoun [C]

uk   /ˌpræk.tɪ.kəl ˈdʒəʊk/  us   /ˌpræk.tɪ.kəl ˈdʒoʊk/
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practical jokenoun [C]

 us   /ˈpræk·tɪ·kəl ˈjoʊk/
a joke ​intended to make someone ​seemfoolish that ​involves a ​physicalactionrather than words: She ​glued the ​cup and ​saucer together as a practical joke.
(Definition of practical joke from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “practical joke”
in Arabic مُداعَبة…
in Korean 장난…
in Portuguese trote, peça…
in Catalan broma…
in Japanese いたずら, 悪ふざけ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶作剧…
in Turkish eşek şakası, ağır şaka…
in Russian розыгрыш…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡作劇…
in Italian scherzo, burla…
in Polish psikus, kawał…
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