practical jokepractical joke
a trick played on someone, esp. one intended to cause embarrassment or discomfort for the victim
A mischievous trick played on a person, especially one that causes the victim to experience embarrassment, indignity, or discomfort.
- practical joker
(plural practical jokes)
- Something done for amusement to the detriment of someone else.
- The class put a whoopee cushion on the teacher's chair as a practical joke.