Definition of April Fool in English:

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April Fool

Pronunciation: /ˈāprəl fo͞ol/


1A person who is the victim of a trick or hoax on April 1: [as exclamation]: Lucy was waiting right outside. “April Fool!” she said
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  • Don't be an April Fool - be there at 7.30 p.m. Tickets available at the door.
  • By this time I was laughing out loud as I watched their man being clearly taken for an April Fool.
  • I kept thinking this could be an April 1 spoof, like a lot of people, according to this story, it makes the company an April Fool.
1.1A trick or hoax on April 1: [as modifier]: an April Fool joke
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  • Some may even misinterpret this as a delayed April Fool prank.
  • We snared a few people with our April Fool prank, and saw the first signs of house-price weakness.
  • Or have I just revealed myself as the idiotic beneficiary of a belated April Fool prank?

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Syllabification: A·pril Fool

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