joker joker  /ˈdʒoʊ kər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who enjoys telling or playing jokes
  2. (n) a person who does something thoughtless or annoying
  3. (n) an inconspicuous clause in a document or bill that affects its meaning in a way that is not immediately apparent
  4. (n) a playing card that is usually printed with a picture of a jester

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In his boyhood he was ever the prankster and the practical joker.
  2. But if society were truly free, there would be no Naked Lady, which lives, like any thigh-slapping practical joker, on the embarrassment of the innocent.

News

  1. SR Geek Picks: Batman in Classic Movie Scenes, ‘Man Of Steel’ vs. Joker, Best Brad Pitt Movies & More

    A Superman vs Joker trailer mashup; a best of Brad Pitt compilation; part 2 of Batman in classic movie scenes; the TV edit of 'Snakes On A Plane' - and more!
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Screen Rant

  2. Ledger Hosts Celebration at Joker Marchant Stadium

    The Ledger Media Group and Lakeland Flying Tigers are presenting Sunset Celebration at 5 p.m. June 22 at Joker Marchant Stadium with free admission to the game against the Clearwater Threshers.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Lakeland Ledger

  3. Emergency Prep Event Tonight at Joker Marchant Stadium

    Polk County Emergency Management and the Lakeland Flying Tigers will host an Emergency Preparedness Night beginning at 5:30 tonight and continuing throughout the game at Joker Marchant Stadium.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Lakeland Ledger

Quotes

  1. "The Joker claims the only things you can believe in are chaos and disorder," Bale said. "There is some truth to that."
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: Christian Bale Source: Washington Post

  2. "Heath, we both knew what you had created in the Joker was extraordinarily special, and had even talked about being here on this very day," Ledger's sister Kate said.
    on Feb 22, 2009 By: Kate Winslet Source: AFP

  3. "For the role of The Joker I was looking for fearlessness," Nolan said. "I needed a phenomenal actor, but he (Ledger) also had to be someone unafraid of taking on such an iconic role. Heath created something entirely original. It's stunning,...
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Christopher Nolan Source: AFP

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