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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjokerjok‧er /ˈdʒəʊkə $ ˈdʒoʊkər/ noun [countable]  1 informalJOKE someone who behaves in a way you think is stupid Look at that joker – he’s doing 25 miles an hour at the most.2 DGCa playing card that has no fixed value and is only used in some card games3 JOKEsomeone who makes a lot of jokes4 the joker in the pack
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jokerInvariably the butt of the family joker, he leaves his wife clamouring for an image maker for a husband.Rosa, you should remember, is an inveterate joker.Some joker had nailed the bench to the floor.Some joker had removed them all.Then as later, bald men liked to rebut the jokers by recalling great bald men of the past.Zoology, the joker in his pack, offered in his final year, also achieved 62 percent.