April fool


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April fool

n.
1. The victim of a joke or trick played on April Fools' Day.
2. The joke or trick so played.

April fool

n
an unsuspecting victim of a practical joke or trick traditionally performed on the first of April (April Fools' Day or All Fools' Day)

A′pril fool′


n.
1. the victim of a joke or trick on April Fools' Day.
2. a joke or trick played on that day.
[1680–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.April fool - the butt of a prank played on April 1stApril fool - the butt of a prank played on April 1st
laughingstock, stooge, goat, butt - a victim of ridicule or pranks
2.April fool - a practical joke or trick played on the first day of AprilApril fool - a practical joke or trick played on the first day of April
practical joke - a prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)
Translations
aprilsnar
poisson d’avril
aprilsnarraprilspøk
пріма апріліс

April fool

nAprilnarr m; April fool!˜ April, April!; to play an April fool on somebodyjdn in den April schicken

April fool

n (victim) → pesce m d'aprile
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