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prankish

[ prang-kish ]
/ ˈpræŋ kɪʃ /
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adjective

of the nature of a prank: a prankish plan.
full of pranks; playful: a prankish child; a prankish kitten.

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Origin of prankish

First recorded in 1820–30; prank1 + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM prankish

prank·ish·ly, adverbprank·ish·ness, noun

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