Examples of prank in a Sentence
He enjoys playing pranks on his friends.
as a prank, several students managed to change all the classroom clocks to different times
Recent Examples of prank from the Web
Palin isn't the only notable figure to be wrapped up in Cohen's prank storm.
Sarah Palin slammed Sacha Baron Cohen and Showtime Tuesday on Facebook for their new prank series, claiming the comedian duped her and her daughter with a humiliating interview by posing as a disabled veteran.
It’s equal parts Mr. Brainwash (Banksy’s rumored prank-protege and star of Exit Through The Gift Shop), and Pinterest vision board — though that’s not a criticism.
The majority of the Season 2 premiere is devoted to the ever-confrontational Kortni Gilson's threats to beat up her co-stars after one of them moved her luggage (in a lame attempt at a prank).
The stabbing possibly occurred because of a dispute over a prank.
The prank did not become public until Thursday afternoon, after Mr. Melendez posted the news on Twitter.
Interspersed between the prank calls Thursday morning were calls from people with well wishes.
The only thing standing in the way of Koko becoming a prolific prank caller was her lack of verbal communication.
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Definition of prank
- … you feel shock, dismay, then anger as it dawns on you that you've been pranked …
- —Lucius Shepard
- On the day of the ceremony, a stuntwoman pal, dressed to look like Swanson, kicked things off by pranking the audience and falling down a flight of stairs. (The crowd went from gasping to laughing once the ruse was revealed.)
- —Lorenzo Benet
PRANK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prank for English Language Learners
: a trick that is done to someone usually as a joke
PRANK Defined for Kids
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