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ESL forum > Ask for help > what does the expression "the joker īs wild" mean?    

what does the expression "the joker īs wild" mean?



gharbi2009
Tunisia

what does the expression "the joker īs wild" mean?
 
I will be grateful if any native speaker or a colleague can help with the meaning of " the joker īs wild" .

11 Oct 2015      



sassouki
Tunisia

check answer2 on this link: 
 http://forum.wordreference.com/threads/idiom-meaning-for-joker.1809714/

11 Oct 2015     



MoodyMoody
United States

This idiom comes from a standard deck of cards. 52 of the cards are in the suits: spades, hearts, diamonds, and clubs. The other two are the jokers. They are used as wild cards in many games, especially many versions of poker. Wild card means that they can be used to replace any card. For example, in poker, a joker can be used to make a pair of queens three of a kind instead. So, loosely, "the joker īs wild" means that anything can happen.

11 Oct 2015