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1. joker

noun. ['ˈdʒoʊkɝ'] a person who enjoys telling or playing jokes.

Synonyms

  • comic
  • jokester

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • joke (English)
  • iocus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Joker

  • nonsmoker
  • exbroker
  • mediocre
  • rapoca
  • stoker
  • stoecker
  • smoker
  • schmoker
  • kroeker
  • croker
  • croaker
  • broker
  • broeker
  • broecker
  • zocor
  • soaker
  • roecker
  • poker
  • noecker
  • loker
  • kolker
  • koker
  • kocur
  • hoecker
  • folker
  • coker
  • bowker
  • bokor
  • boker
  • boeker

Example sentences of the word joker


1. Noun, singular or mass
Draw a joker's hat on a plain piece of card stock.

Quotes containing the word joker


1. So, I'm thinking of a name for a villain that has a sense of humor. I thought of 'The Joker' as a name, and as soon as I thought that, I associate it with the playing card, as my family had a tradition of champion playing; my brother was a contract champion bridge player. There were always cards around the house.
- Jerry Robinson

2. So once I thought of the villain with a sense of humor, I began to think of a name and the name "the Joker" immediately came to mind. There was the association with the Joker in the deck of cards, and I probably yelled literally, 'Eureka!' because I knew I had the name and the image at the same time.
- Jerry Robinson

3. People who know me, they know I have a sense of humor, I'm a bit of a joker, a bit of a clown really, and I would love someone to exploit that side of me and send me a romantic comedy.
- Gary Oldman

2. joker

noun. ['ˈdʒoʊkɝ'] an inconspicuous clause in a document or bill that affects its meaning in a way that is not immediately apparent.

Synonyms

  • clause

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • joke (English)
  • iocus (Latin)

3. joker

noun. ['ˈdʒoʊkɝ'] a playing card that is usually printed with a picture of a jester.

Antonyms

  • natural object

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • joke (English)
  • iocus (Latin)

4. joker

noun. ['ˈdʒoʊkɝ'] a person who does something thoughtless or annoying.

Synonyms

  • turkey
  • unpleasant person

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • joke (English)
  • iocus (Latin)
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