Associations to the word «Joker»


JOKER, noun. A person who makes jokes.
JOKER, noun. (slang) A funny person.
JOKER, noun. A jester.
JOKER, noun. 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.
JOKER, noun. An unspecified, vaguely disreputable person.
JOKER, noun. (New Zealand) (colloquial) A man.

Dictionary definition

JOKER, noun. A person who enjoys telling or playing jokes.
JOKER, noun. A person who does something thoughtless or annoying; "some joker is blocking the driveway".
JOKER, noun. An inconspicuous clause in a document or bill that affects its meaning in a way that is not immediately apparent; "when I demanded my money he showed me the joker in the contract".
JOKER, noun. A playing card that is usually printed with a picture of a jester.

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn