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Play a joke on   /pleɪ ə dʒoʊk ɑn/   Listen
Play a joke on

verb
1.
Subject to a playful hoax or joke.  Synonyms: hoax, pull someone's leg.
2.
Deceive somebody.  Synonyms: flim-flam, fob, fox, play a trick on, play tricks, pull a fast one on, trick.






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"Play a joke on" Quotes from Famous Books



... Uncle Percy said it didn't matter; he had only bought it to play a joke on someone. Mother and Mollie and Geoffrey and Jane and everybody hunted everywhere for it, but they didn't find it. A few days later a letter came from Bessie asking "Geoffrey and Mollie to come to tea with the King ...
— A Big Temptation • L. T. Meade



Words linked to "Play a joke on" :   delude, snooker, cozen, deceive, lead on



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