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Synonyms for prank
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prank

    Synonyms:
    caper, antic, capricious, action, frolic, trick, gambol, escapade, freak

Princeton's WordNet

  1. buffoonery, clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinade, pranknoun

    acting like a clown or buffoon

    Synonyms:
    funniness, joke, trick, comedy, caper, drollery, bagatelle, buffoonery, put-on, frippery, antic, fluff, frivolity, harlequinade, frivolousness, japery, clowning

  2. antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-onverb

    a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

    Synonyms:
    pasquinade, put-on, thaumaturgy, gag, john, sendup, deception, legerdemain, magic trick, parody, job, jest, capriole, fraud, whoremaster, clowning, takeoff, caper, mockery, humbug, charade, frivolity, jape, jocularity, play, joke, buffoonery, romp, fraudulence, fast one, dupery, trick, illusion, magic, lampoon, harlequinade, antic, hoax, travesty, whoremonger, laugh, gambol, frolic, burlesque, spoof, conjuring trick, japery, conjuration

  3. prankverb

    dress or decorate showily or gaudily

    "Roses were pranking the lawn"

  4. prankverb

    dress up showily

    "He pranked himself out in his best clothes"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pranknoun

    Synonyms:
    caper, antic, trick, gambol, freak, vagary

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pranknoun

    Synonyms:
    trick, antic, frolic, caper

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "prank":

    joke, farce, hoax, stuffing, hazing, kidding, giggle

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How to use prank in a sentence?

  1. Hope Jay:

    It was a harmless senior prank that all of us parents knew 100% what was going on, they had planned as a group, you know, 40 students, which is half the senior class… to fork the field, which is putting plastic forks in the dirt.

  2. Kaley Cuoco:

    To see that be the pinnacle of this season was really cool, we’ve all come such a long way. ‘ THE BIG BANG THEORY ’ FINALE RECAP : SHELDON AND AMY STRUGGLE WITH LONG DISTANCE AND TEMPTATION That was n’t the only behind-the-scenes moment that the cast shared with the Comic Con crowd. According to Entertainment Weekly, Kaley Cuoco and Galecki revealed the circumstances surrounding an on-set injury from a prank gone awry. In an effort to shock the cast and crew during a scene in which the two characters were fighting, Galecki jokingly pretended to punch his co-star in the face. However, the actress' head accidentally caught a chair while she was falling and the end result was stitches in her eye brow. ‘ THE BIG BANG THEORY ’ ACTRESS MAYIM BIALIK RECEIVES ‘ DOOGIE HOWSER ’ ROYALTY CHECK FOR TWO CENTS.

  3. Mac Donnell:

    First thing, you think it's a prank, that someone wrote Sam Clemens, but when I saw it, I knew it was the real McCoy.

  4. Justin Bieber:

    I didn't at all mean to be insensitive to people who can't have children, a lot of people I know, their first go to prank on April fools is telling their parents they are pregnant to get a big reaction. But I will apologize anyway and take responsibility and say sorry to people who were offended.

  5. Darnell Hicks:

    I didnt think nothing of it [at first], i thought they were just playing games with me, like a prank.


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