Origin of prank1
Definition for prank (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of prank2
Related formsun·pranked, adjective
Examples from the Web for prank
My mother removed them patiently while Grace cackled, thrilled that her prank had been a success.Welcome to Generation Overshare: Lena Dunham, Taylor Swift, and the Politics of Self-Disclosure|Marlow Stern|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The phone call was dismissed as a prank, despite the sound of gunfire in the background.
The prank itself seems meaningless, and the reaction was un-extraordinary: all in all, a dud.
No one is questioning the urge to get up close and personal with Bradley Cooper, but this prank feels both invasive and dumb.
Cooper good-naturedly laughed off the prank, before eliciting help from some other actors for speedy Sediuk removal.
He laughed like a schoolboy in anticipation of a prank, and held his scented handkerchief to his nose.El Dorado|Baroness Orczy
Jeanne, meditating some prank in this respect, was even now stealthily watching him with her glittering eyes.A Love Episode|Emile Zola
The scene of the prank was not in itself so bad as the stuff which a cunning anecdotist could make out of it.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete|George Meredith
The grandmother who washes the baby and even the street boy who plays a prank had to be replaced by quick little comedies.The Photoplay|Hugo Mnsterberg
It resembles the prank of boys, who run with fire engines to put out the ruddy aurora streaming to the stars.Essays|Ralph Waldo Emerson