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Synonyms for prank
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buffoonery, clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinade, prank(noun)

    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-on(verb)

    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. prank(verb)

    dress or decorate showily or gaudily

    "Roses were pranking the lawn"

  4. prank(verb)

    dress up showily

    "He pranked himself out in his best clothes"

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prank

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prank(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. prank(n)

    Synonyms:
    trick, antic, frolic, caper

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce prank?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say prank in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3313comedy
#4480fraud
#6263laugh
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#7167trick
#11745freak
#12429gag
#13078illusion
#14981kidding
#15524deception
#18520parody
#18916stuffing
#22497hoax
#27783spoof
#28571jest
#29414prank
#29630fluff
#31534giggle
#31654farce
#33962takeoff
#37211romp
#40207caper
#40443mockery
#44008lampoon
#45715capricious
#47210burlesque
#47257charade
#50882humbug
#52681hazing
#54297frolic
#56153travesty
#64564escapade
#77180clowning
#79626antic
#94857frivolity
#111042bagatelle
#115961conjuration
#162714legerdemain
#169267buffoonery
#172788gambol
#201381jape
#233386jocularity
#273287drollery
#314702capriole
#323539fraudulence

How to use prank in a sentence?

  1. Hayley Garbutt:

    I get all of my family to put in before I go and do the shop, this year I spent $ 388 online at Morrisons, doing the big shop and making sure I had a variety of things in. ( Caters News Agency) Hayley Garbutt, Hayley Garbutt, charges about $ 45-a-head for a seat at her Christmas dinner table, the Sun reports. Her guests include her three children, their partners and her four grandchildren. She also invites some friends as well. I get all of my family to put in before I go and do the shop, she told the Sun. This year I spent $ 388 online at Morrisons, doing the big shop and making sure I had a variety of things in. But its not that Im being tight - it means I get to spend more in other aspects then too like presents - this year the tree has so many presents stacked around it, that you cant even see it. WOMAN SHARES HUSBANDS ELF ON THE SHELF KITCHEN-WRAPPING PRANK : 2 HOURS LATER AND A DIVORCE ON THE CARDS So, while her family has to pay to eat dinner, Hayley Garbutt makes sure that they get their moneys worth.

  2. Kim Gang-lip:

    I don't think of this as an April Fool's prank...I wanted to tell you that protecting yourself is protecting the precious people around you.

  3. Joshua James:

    It was a stupid prank.

  4. Jimmy Kimmel:

    There are two dozen articles – and thousands of comments online – suggesting that this is a prank – and I am responsible for it, and I have to say – that’s disappointing. You play like 50 pranks and all of a sudden people don't trust you anymore.

  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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