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Noun: prank  prangk
  1. A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
    - antic, joke, trick, caper [informal], put-on [N. Amer, informal], dido [N. Amer, informal]
     
  2. Acting like a clown or buffoon
    - buffoonery, clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinade [archaic]
Verb: prank  prangk
  1. Subject to a playful hoax or joke
    - hoax, pull someone's leg, play a joke on
     
  2. Dress or decorate showily or gaudily
    "Roses were pranking the lawn"
     
  3. Dress up showily
    "He pranked himself out in his best clothes"

Derived forms: pranked, pranking, pranks

Type of: adorn, attire, beautify, cozen [literary], craziness, deceive, deck out, deck up, decorate, delude, diversion, doll up [informal], dress up, embellish, fancy up [informal], fig out [informal], fig up [informal], folly, foolery, get up, grace, gussy up [N. Amer, informal], indulgence, lead on, lunacy, ornament, overdress, prink, recreation, rig out, tog out [informal], tog up [informal], tomfoolery, trick out, trick up

Encyclopedia: Prank