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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of indulging in disreputable ludicrous or grotesque acts done for fun and amusement

Usage examples (14)
  • Adjective : a prankish plan. ,a prankish child; a prankish kitten
  • This is the sort of "prankishness" one imagines Kazin to have been complaining about and that no longer ” after fifty years of postmodern experimentation (and five...
  • He lost his easy affability, his prankishness, and much of his good humor.
  • Brendan Gill, writing in The New Yorker, referred to some of his work as "boyish prankishness." for more
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