Associations to the word «Prank»


PRANK, noun. (obsolete) An evil deed; a malicious trick, an act of cruel deception.
PRANK, noun. A practical joke or mischievous trick.
PRANK, verb. (transitive) To adorn in a showy manner; to dress or equip ostentatiously.
PRANK, verb. (intransitive) To make ostentatious show.
PRANK, verb. (transitive) To perform a practical joke on; to trick.
PRANK, verb. (transitive) (slang) To call someone's phone and promptly hang up
PRANK, adjective. (obsolete) Full of gambols or tricks.
PRANK CALL, noun. A practical joke made using the telephone.
PRANK CALLS, noun. Plural of prank call

Dictionary definition

PRANK, noun. Acting like a clown or buffoon.
PRANK, noun. A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement.
PRANK, verb. Dress or decorate showily or gaudily; "Roses were pranking the lawn".
PRANK, verb. Dress up showily; "He pranked himself out in his best clothes".

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal