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April foolnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌeɪ.prəl ˈfuːl/ us   /ˌeɪ.prəl ˈfuːl/
a trick played on someone on April Fools' Day, or the person who is tricked

April foolexclamation

uk   /ˌeɪ.prəl ˈfuːl/ us   /ˌeɪ.prəl ˈfuːl/ UK US April fools!
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