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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun prank:

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Definition of the noun prank

What does prank mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: pranks

  1. acting like a clown or buffoon
  2. a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

Alternative definition of the noun prank

noun

  1. [obsolete] An evil deed; a malicious trick, an act of cruel deception.
  2. A practical joke or mischievous trick.

Definition of the verb prank

What does prank mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: pranked | pranking | pranks

  1. dress or decorate showily or gaudily
  2. dress up showily

Alternative definition of the verb prank

verb

  1. [transitive] To adorn in a showy manner; to dress or equip ostentatiously.
  2. [transitive] To perform a practical joke on; to trick.
  3. [transitive, slang] To call someone's phone and promptly hang up

Group

PRANK is a musical group.

Writings

"Prank" is a book by Kathryn Lasky.

Characters

  1. Prank is a fictional character from the television series The Flash, created by Danny Bilson and Paul De Meo, that first appeared in episode 22, "Trial of the Trickster". Prank is the sidekick of the Trickster and wears a unitard-like costume with patterns that resemble the first Trickster's costume from episode 12, "The Trickster". It also includes a pair of shiny pink and light green gloves and a blue cloak. Prank did not originate from the DC Comics universe, but was created exclusively for the show.
  2. Prank is a character from the TV series The Batman. His first appearance was in the episode "The Apprentice". He is voiced by Michael Reisz.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Prank

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Google previewBusiness, A Practical Introduction (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A media prank is a type of media event, perpetrated by staged speeches, activities, or press releases, designed to trick legitimate journalists into publishing erroneous or misleading articles. The term may also refer to such stories if planted by ...

Google previewCrabb's English Synonymes (1917)

by George Crabb

dancing light entertainment; the prank is a reakish, wild entertainment. Laughing, singing, noise and feasting constitute the frolic of the careless mind; it belongs to a company; conceit, ...

Google previewEnglish Synonyms Explained (1893)

In Alphabetical Order, with Copius Illustrations and Examples Drawn from the Best Writers by George Crabb

The frolic is a merry, joyous entertainment; the gambol is a dancing, light entertainment; the prank is a freakish, wild entertainment. Laughing, singing, noise, and feasting, constitute the frolic of the careless mind; it belongs to a company: ...

Google previewMammal activity signs: Atlas, identification keys and research methods (2013)

Skills gained in Belarus by Vadim Sidorovich, Nikolaj Vorobej

Prank is an unusual and rare gait used by some ungulates, e.g. deer. Using this gait a mammal pushes off with all four limbs at a time and lands simultaneously on all four feet. Therefore, the trail consists of compact tetrads, where fore ...

Google previewEnglish Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order (1824)

by George Crabb

The frolic is a merry, joyous entertainment ; the gambol is a dancing, light entertainment; the prank is a freakish, wild entertainment. Laughing, singing, noise, and feasting, constitute thefrolic of the careless mind ; it belongs to a company ...

Google previewEnglish Synonymes Explained, in Alphabetical Order; with Copious Illustrations and Examples ... by George Crabb .. (1824)

by George Crabb

is a dancing, light entertainment; the prank is a freakish, wild entertainment. Laughing, singing, noise, and feasting, constitute thefi-olic of the careless mind ; it belongs to a company ...

Google previewJohnson's Dictionary (2013)

A Modern Selection by Samuel Johnson

power / prank (2) The place in which an infected lecher is physicked to preserve him from putrefaction. To the spital go, And from the powd'ring-tub of infamy Fetch forth the lazar kite Doll Tearsheet. Shakespeare. po'wer. (13) A large quantity; ...

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Quotes about Prank

In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk - they are all part of the curriculum. (Michel de Montaigne)
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Scrabble value of P3R1A1N1K5

The value of this 5-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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