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synonyms for pranks

  • antic
  • gag
  • high jinks
  • horseplay
  • lark
  • spoof
  • trick
  • caper
  • caprice
  • escapade
  • fancy
  • fooling
  • frolic
  • gambol
  • hotfoot
  • levity
  • lightness
  • play
  • put-on
  • rib
  • rollick
  • roughhouse
  • roughhousing
  • rowdiness
  • shenanigans
  • shine
  • skylarking
  • sport
  • tomfoolery
  • whim
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antonyms for pranks

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  • seriousness
  • work
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How to use pranks in a sentence

Martha played the most inconsiderate pranks with its centre of gravity, but quite in vain.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
People at first laughed at your silly pranks, hoping you would return to your senses.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
She has several daughters, who p. 10occasionally accompany her in her expeditions and assist her in the commission of her pranks.
THE STORY OF YVASHKA WITH THE BEAR'S EARANONYMOUS
You see, he was quite a boy when he left us, and he used to tell us funny stories about the pranks that the midshipmen played.
A ROVING COMMISSIONG. A. HENTY
Dacres' little pranks were invariably intended to be of a harmless nature, but sometimes the result surpassed his expectations.
THE DREADNOUGHT OF THE AIRPERCY F. WESTERMAN
If he has to paint a sea-view, he rumples the waves about like a ball-dress and pranks the ships up in bridal attire.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
But boys should be careful of very mad pranks in this sport.
THE BOOK OF SPORTS:WILLIAM MARTIN
It appears that much scandal had been wrought by the mad pranks and rioting of the attendants of former envoys.
MILTON'S ENGLANDLUCIA AMES MEAD
No one will dispute the assertion, who recalls the pranks of her young classmates at school.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
To visit at his house was for a child to be in a heaven of mirth and pranks continually.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRANKS

  • antics
  • buffoonery
  • capers
  • clowning
  • fooling around
  • fun and games
  • hijinks
  • misbehavior
  • pranks
  • rough-housing
  • rowdiness
  • shenanigans
  • tomfoolery
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