Synonyms for practical joke
- fool's errand
- high jinks
- mischievous trick
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRACTICAL JOKE
We may even admit the practical joke if it is domestic and simple.
I was, doubtless, to be the ignoble instrument of some practical joke.
I smelled a practical joke in the air, as a dog smells game.
This has more the aspect of a practical joke than an act of barbarism.
Had her room-mate only been intending to play a practical joke on Stephanie?
It is, I suppose, a practical joke on the part of one of you.
Or you would have seen that this paper was a practical joke.
He showed it to Major Wyndham, and asked: 'Was it a practical joke?'
What a strange, vast, practical joke was that thing called life.
Suppose it was a practical joke on the part of some of the members of the club?