Here, he chooses his favorite movie baddies, from the joker to Jaws.
Jack Nicholson was also approached to reprise his role as the joker.
“The most classic character is probably the joker,” he says.
Robert King: If I can go back to poker, we do have a joker that we can play.
For guys, The joker, as immortalized by Jack Nicholson in the Batman flick, was a top choice.
He knew it just about as well as he knew his own, and it was irritating not to be able to call this joker by name.
But what strikes me here is that a joker should not have been satisfied with an ordinary Roman coin.
Kazio, who was a great rogue and a joker, began from afar to make gestures and grimaces like a monkey.
The joker dropped down from the branch almost on top of them.
Come to think of it, what had this joker done with his clothes?
1729, "jester, merry fellow," agent noun from 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 card game called Black Joke in which all face cards were called jokers.
American manufacturers of playing-cards are wont to include a blank card at the top of the pack; and it is, alas! true that some thrifty person suggested that the card should not be wasted. This was the origin of the joker. ["St. James's Gazette," 1894]
[first sense fr the joker card included in a new deck, which may be used as a trump or a wild card]