• Joker

    Pronunciation

    • RP IPA: /ˈdʒəʊkə/
    • GenAm IPA: /ˈdʒoʊkɚ/
    • Rhymes: -əʊkə(r)

    Origin

    joke + -er

    Full definition of joker

    Noun

    joker

    (plural jokers)
    1. A person who makes jokes.
    2. (slang) A funny person.
    3. A jester.
    4. A playing card that features a picture of a joker (that is, a jester) and that may be used as a wild card in some card games.
    5. An unspecified, vaguely disreputable person.Some joker keeps changing this web page.
    6. (New Zealand, colloquial) A man.

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