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  Definition of prank
  1. acting like a clown or buffoon
  2. a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
  3. dress up showily; "He pranked himself out in his best clothes"
  4. dress or decorate showily or gaudily; "Roses were pranking the lawn"
Similar Words: buffoonery, clowning, frivolity, harlequinade, antic, joke, trick, caper, put-on

 

Hyponyms: shtik, schtik, shtick, schtick, dirty trick, practical joke

 

Derivational Morphology: clown, clown around, antic

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 胡鬧   Dutch: streek  
French: farce   German: Streich  
Greek: φάρσα   Italian: burla  
Japanese: 悪ふざけ   Korean: 농담  
Portuguese: travessura   Russian: выходка  
Spanish: travesura  
 
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