HyperDic: prank

English > 4 senses of the word prank:
NOUNactprank, buffoonery, clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinadeacting like a clown or buffoon
actprank, antic, joke, trick, caper, put-ona ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
VERBcreationprankdress or decorate showily or gaudily
bodyprankdress up showily
prank > pronunciation
Soundsprae'ngk
Rhymesantitank ... yank / Yank: 28 rhymes with aengk...
English > prank: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningActing like a clown or buffoon.
Synonymsbuffoonery, clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinade
Narrowershtik, schtik, shtick, schtick(Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning
Broaderfolly, foolery, tomfoolery, craziness, lunacy, indulgencefoolish or senseless behavior
Spanisharlequinada, bufonada, charlotada
Catalanarlequinada, bufonada, pallassada, xarlotada
English > prank: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement.
Synonymsantic, joke, trick, caper, put-on
Narrowerdirty trickAn unkind or aggressive trick
practical jokeA prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)
Broaderdiversion, recreationAn activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates / stimulates
Spanishbroma, burla, chiste, vacilada
Catalanantic, befa, broma, burla
Nounsprankstersomeone who plays practical jokes on others
English > prank: 4 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningDress or decorate showily or gaudily.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Roses were pranking the lawn"
Broaderdecorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
English > prank: 4 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningdress up showily.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"He pranked himself out in his best clothes"
Broaderoverdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog outPut on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
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