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

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn