Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun prank

2 senses of prank

Sense 1
buffoonery, clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinade, prank -- (acting like a clown or buffoon)
       => folly, foolery, tomfoolery, craziness, lunacy, indulgence -- (foolish or senseless behavior)

Sense 2
antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on -- (a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement)
       => diversion, recreation -- (an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb prank

2 senses of prank

Sense 1
prank -- (dress or decorate showily or gaudily; "Roses were pranking the lawn")
       => decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify -- (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day")

Sense 2
prank -- (dress up showily; "He pranked himself out in his best clothes")
       => overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out -- (put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party")

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