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Noun: trickster  trik-stu(r)
  1. Someone who plays practical jokes on others
    - prankster, cut-up [N. Amer, informal], tricker, hoaxer, practical joker
  2. Someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
    - deceiver, cheat, cheater, beguiler, slicker [informal]
  3. A mischievous supernatural being found in the folklore of many primitive people; sometimes distinguished by prodigious biological drives and exaggerated bodily parts

Derived forms: tricksters

Type of: bad hat, mischief-maker, offender, spiritual being, supernatural being, trouble maker, troublemaker, troubler, wrongdoer

Encyclopedia: Trickster