prankster

[ prangk-ster ]
/ ˈpræŋk stər /

noun

a mischievous or malicious person who plays tricks, practical jokes, etc., at the expense of another.

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Origin of prankster

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30; prank1 + -ster

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British Dictionary definitions for prankster

prankster
/ (ˈpræŋkstə) /

noun

a practical joker
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