1. practical joke a prank or trick played on a person
  2. practical nurse a nurse who has enough training to be licensed by a state to provide routine care for the sick
  3. practical guided by experience and observation rather than theory
  4. practical joker someone who plays practical jokes on others
  5. practicality concerned with actual use rather than theoretical possibilities
  6. practical politics politics based on practical rather than moral or ideological considerations
  7. practically in a manner concerned with actual use
  8. practicableness the quality of being usable
  9. grammatical case nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence
  10. radical chic an affectation of radical left-wing views and the fashionable dress and lifestyle that goes with them
  11. practice a customary way of operation or behavior
  12. practicable capable of being done with means at hand
  13. practicability the quality of being usable
  14. proctalgia pain in the rectum
  15. practical application the act of bringing something to bear
  16. proctologist a doctor specializing in diseases of the rectum and anus
  17. predicate calculus a system of symbolic logic that represents individuals and predicates and quantification over individuals (as well as the relations between propositions)
  18. political hack a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
  19. Arctic fox thickly-furred fox of Arctic regions
  20. practice game a game whose outcome is not recorded in the season's standing