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joker
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
joker /'dʤoukə/
  • danh từ
    • người thích thú đùa; người hay pha trò
    • (từ lóng) anh chàng, cu cậu, gã, thằng cha
    • quân bài J
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) điều khoản mánh khoé (có thể hiểu nhiều cách, lồng vào một văn kiện để dễ đưa người ta vào tròng)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) điều khó khăn ngầm, điều khó khăn không người tới
Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 jokester, comedian, comedienne, funny man, humorist, jester, comic, clown, wag, wit, punster, droll, zany, merry andrew, buffoon, trickster, prankster, Colloq card, gagster, gag man, kidder:
Give him a drink and a funny hat and Roger thinks he's the greatest joker in the world
2 US catch, hitch, snag, drawback, trap, twist, pitfall, fine or small print, Colloq catch-22, no-win situation, Taboo nigger in the woodpile:
The joker is that whoever treats the patients catches the disease.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 a person who likes making jokes or doing silly things to make people laugh: He's always been a bit of a joker. + (informal) Some joker's been using my computer.
2 an extra playing card that is used in some card games, usually as a WILD CARD
Idioms: the joker in the pack a person or thing who could change the way that things will happen in a way that cannot be predicted
Collocation Dictionary
noun

More information about PLAYING CARD

PLAYING CARD:

cards two, three, etc. of ~s
the four of hearts

jack, queen, king, ace of ~s
the ace of spades

high, low ~
a low club

black, red ~
You can't put a red five on a red six.

pick up, take ~
Why didn't you pick up the king?

have, hold ~
He knew his opponents held only spades and diamonds.

lay/put down, play ~
She put down a joker.

lead ~
You should have led a high spade.

draw ~
Use your ace and king to draw the trumps.

trump ~
He trumped my ace!

~ be trumps/wild/high
Spades are trumps. Let's play again. This time twos are wild, aces high.

~ trick (
in games like bridge and whist
)
We needed to take three more spade tricks.

on a/the ~
You can play either a nine or a jack on a ten.



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