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synonyms for prankish

  • delicate
  • devilish
  • disobedient
  • elfish
  • frolicsome
  • impish
  • little
  • minute
  • misbehaving
  • naughty
  • petite
  • playful
  • puckish
  • puny
  • rascally
  • slight
  • sprightly
  • tiny
See also synonyms for: prankishness
  • jumpy
  • lively
  • playful
  • active
  • antic
  • bouncy
  • coltish
  • dashing
  • feeling one's oats
  • frolicsome
  • full of beans
  • gamesome
  • high-spirited
  • in high spirits
  • kittenish
  • larkish
  • peppy
  • rollicking
  • romping
  • spirited
  • sportive
  • wicked
  • zesty
  • zippy
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How to use prankish in a sentence

No fault of his if Fate grew prankish and set the stage with gold brocade and an ancient boat and such a ferryman.
KENNYLEONA DALRYMPLE
To Hal they seemed casual, purposeless; rather prankish, too, like a lot of urchins out on a lark.
THE CLARIONSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
The wind, with a prankish flurry, flapped the flying newspaper against the face of the skittish bay.
WHIRLIGIGSO. HENRY
This prankish mood of the crew was shown in their efforts to make Dinshaw uncomfortable.
ISLE O' DREAMSFREDERICK F. MOORE
She was myself in miniature, and moreover the most witching, prankish, peppery elf that was ever made.
AT LASTMARION HARLAND
Incomplete as it may be: youthful and prankish as some of it is, the thought and manner of the time are imaged there.
STUDIES OF CONTEMPORARY POETSMARY C. STURGEON
His limbs were stiff and sore; his face was drenched by the fine rain that had searched him out with prankish glee.
THE MAN FROM BRODNEY'SGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
To mark this last ball of the year the young officers introduced some of the prankish features of their happy cadet days.
BETTY AT FORT BLIZZARDMOLLY ELLIOT SEAWELL
The glitter in Alf Neely's small eyes was about as reassuring as the glitter in the eyes of a slightly prankish gorilla.
ASTEROID OF FEARRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
She chides them for their duplicity, then extols them for their prankish playfulness.
THE VITALIZED SCHOOLFRANCIS B. PEARSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRANKISH

  • delicate
  • devilish
  • disobedient
  • elfish
  • frolicsome
  • impish
  • little
  • minute
  • misbehaving
  • naughty
  • petite
  • playful
  • prankish
  • puckish
  • puny
  • rascally
  • slight
  • sprightly
  • tiny
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.