buffoonery, clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinade, prank(noun)
acting like a clown or buffoon
antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on(verb)
a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
dress or decorate showily or gaudily
"Roses were pranking the lawn"
dress up showily
"He pranked himself out in his best clothes"
An evil deed; a malicious trick, an act of cruel deception.
A practical joke or mischievous trick.
To adorn in a showy manner; to dress or equip ostentatiously.
To perform a practical joke on; to trick.
To call someone's phone and promptly hang up
Origin: From pranken, probably from pronken, proncken. Cognate with prunken, prunken, prunke. Connected also with prangen, prangen, pragt, all from pranganan, from brAngh-. Sense of "mischievous act" from earlier verbal sense of "to be crafty or subtle, set in order, adjust". See also prink, prance.
to adorn in a showy manner; to dress or equip ostentatiously; -- often followed by up; as, to prank up the body. See Prink
to make ostentatious show
a gay or sportive action; a ludicrous, merry, or mischievous trick; a caper; a frolic
full of gambols or tricks
Origin: [Cf. E. prink, also G. prangen, prunken, to shine, to make a show, Dan. prange, prunke, Sw. prunka, D. pronken.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prangk, v.t. to display or adorn showily: to put in right order.—v.i. to make great show.—n. a sportive action: a mischievous trick.—n. Prank′er.—adv. Prank′ingly.—adjs. Prank′ish, Prank′some. [Closely akin to prink, a form of prick.]
The numerical value of prank in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of prank in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of prank in a Sentence
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.
I think I'm just going to approach her like every other match I have been approaching. My routine has been working pretty well so that's how I'm going to go into the match, i like to look at prank videos on YouTube and listen to music. I love music that keeps me calm before matches, because obviously when you get out there there's a lot of nerves anyway. Yeah, I like to find my own space, put some relaxed music on.
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.
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.
If it was a prank, why did you smear not only on his face or on his eyelids, but also in the eye itself?
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- šprým, špás, kanadský žertCzech
- Streich, SchabernackGerman
- broma, inocentada, travesura, jugarretaSpanish
- temp, vempEstonian
- kepponen, elkeetFinnish
- farce, tourFrench
- cleasScottish Gaelic
- csínytevés, kópéság, huncutságHungarian
- burla, scherzo meschino, beffa, vigliaccataItalian
- מעשה קונדסHebrew
- 悪ふざけ, いたずらJapanese
- 농담, 弄談, 장난, 作亂Korean
- streek, grapDutch
- ablegøyerNorwegian Nynorsk
- trote, travessuraPortuguese
- проказа, шалость, выходка, проделка, шуткаRussian
- псине, psȉna, psine, пси̏наSerbo-Croatian
- hyss, streck, busstreck, busSwedish
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