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A person fond of making or telling jokes.‘he was an outgoing, fun-loving kid, the family jokester’
- ‘In fables, Uncle Coyote is constantly outwitted by the jokester and trickster Uncle Rabbit.’
- ‘The jokester proceeds to counter all of the straight man's objections.’
- ‘And although he appeared to be something of a jokester himself, I could see that the other students (as evidenced by their nodding heads) agreed at least a tiny bit with his analysis.’
- ‘A jokester in the press corps started softly singing, "Climb every mountain..."’
- ‘He is one of the team downs, a prankster and jokester.’
- ‘The character is meant to be an entertainingly frantic jokester, but most of the time the guy is just annoying.’
- ‘Yes, it has some amusing dialogue, mostly one-liners, but the humor is that of a professional popgun for hire, an impersonal jokester, rather than an observer of humanity.’
- ‘Thank goodness Dave Letterman is in my life again - the gap-toothed jokester returned to the tube this week, touting impressive guests and sharper punchlines.’
- ‘I wish the real me was just this hilarious jokester.’
- ‘A mean-spirited jokester, Joe constantly concocts plans to humiliate Charlie.’
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