Joker

Joker may refer to:
*Jester
*Joker (playing card), a card found in most modern decks of playing cards
*Joker (comics), Batman's archenemy
*"Joker" (pricing game), a segment on the game show "The Price Is Right"
*Joker (wrestler), an American professional wrestler

In music:
*"The Joker (That's What They Call Me)", a 1957 song
*"The Joker" (album), an album by The Steve Miller Band
**"The Joker" (song), a song from the album
*"The Joker" (musical song), a song from the musical "The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd", also performed by Gina Riley as the opening theme of the Australian sitcom "Kath & Kim"
*"Joker And The Thief", a song performed by Wolfmother, from their debut album.

In other characters:
*Joe Carpenter a.k.a. "Mr. Joker", a fictional character in the Japanese novel series "Read or Die"
*Joker (Flame of Recca), a fictional character from the series "Flame of Recca"
*Joker, a fictional character from "J.A.K.Q. Dengekitai"
*Joker, a fictional character from "Kamen Rider Blade"
*Joker, a fictional character from "Robotto Keiji"
*Jokers, a race of super-beings in Terry Pratchett's novel "The Dark Side of the Sun"
*Joker, a fictional character from the Harold Robbins novel "79 Park Avenue"
*The Joker, a fictional character in the video game "Fighters Destiny"
*Joker, a wild card for players of the TV quiz show "The Joker's Wild"
*Joker, the lead character in the film "Full Metal Jacket"
*Joker, a fictional character in the video game "Mass Effect"
*The Joker, a fictional character from "Saga Frontier".

Joker may also be used for:
*The Joker, Joe Randa's nickname
*Joker, Jess Liaudin's nickname

ee also

*"Jokester" (short story), a story by Isaac Asimov


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  • Joker — Joker …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • joker — [ (d)ʒɔkɛr ] n. m. • 1912; mot angl. « farceur » 1 ♦ Carte à jouer à laquelle le détenteur est libre d attribuer telle ou telle valeur. Loc. fig. Avancer un joker, donner son joker : refuser de répondre à une question. Sortir son joker : se… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • joker — JÓKER, jokeri, s.m. Carte de joc cu cea mai mare valoare în unele jocuri de noroc, care poate înlocui orice carte în jocul respectiv. [Scris şi: jocher – pr.: giócăr] – Din fr., engl. joker. Trimis de cata, 15.07.2006. Sursa: DEX 98  JÓKER s.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Joker — Sm beliebig einsetzbare Spielkarte erw. fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus am. e. joker, einem Nomen agentis zu ne. joke Spaß . Die Karte war ursprünglich weiß und wurde so benannt, weil sich mit ihr allerhand anstellen ließ. Nachträglich… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Joker — (Obrnice,Чехия) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: Chánovská 50, Obrnice, 43521, Чехия …   Каталог отелей

  • joker — ► NOUN 1) a person who is fond of joking. 2) informal a foolish or inept person. 3) a playing card with the figure of a jester, used as a wild card. 4) US a clause in a bill or document affecting its operation in a way not immediately apparent. ● …   English terms dictionary

  • Joker — Jok er, n. 1. One who makes jokes or jests. [1913 Webster] 2. (Card Playing) See {Best bower}, under 2d {Bower}. [1913 Webster] 3. (Card Playing) An extra card usually included in a deck of playing cards, having the same design as the others on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • JoKeR — ist der Künstlernamene des in Köln lebenden und arbeitenden Zeichners Jens Konnerth (* 30. Oktober 1976 in Temeschburg, Rumänien). Sein erstes größeres Projekt war der Mangastil Comic Zodiakk, der mithilfe der ehemaligen Anime Zeitschrift… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • joker — (n.) 1729, jester, merry fellow, agent noun from JOKE (Cf. joke) (v.). In generic slang use for any man, fellow, chap by 1811, which probably is the source of the meaning odd face card in the deck (1868). An 1857 edition of Hoyle s Games lists a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Joker — Joker: Das im 20. Jh. aus dem Engl. entlehnte Substantiv bezeichnet eine Spielkarte mit dem Bild eines Narren, die jede beliebige Karte ersetzen kann. So bedeutet denn auch engl. joker wörtlich »Spaßmacher«. Es ist abgeleitet von joke »Scherz,… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

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