Examples of prankish in a Sentence
told the prankish lad that someone would eventually get hurt if he kept it up
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Before, Kimmel was a prankish host happy to take shots at the president and his administration, but unlikely to really dig into policy.
And, true to form, Sunday's episode ended with a prankish surprise: Oliver went ahead and made some commercials specifically targeted at the president himself—booking them to run against all the morning shows Trump watches most.
Winfried [is] a shambling, unshaven music teacher with a mop of gray hair and a prankish sense of humor, [who] has ideas about public and professional behavior that would raise alarms in any human resources department.
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First Known Use of prankish
Synonymsarch, devilish, elvish, espiègle, impish, knavish, leprechaunish, pixie (also pixy), pixieish, mischievous, puckish, rascally, roguish, scampish, sly, tricksy, waggish, wicked
Related Wordsantic, coltish, coy, frisky, frolicsome, kittenish, playful, sportful, sportive; gay, happy, lighthearted, whimsical; energetic, lively, spirited, sprightly; artful, crafty, cunning, trickish, tricky, wily; misbehaving, naughty, troublemaking; pestering, riling, teasing
Near Antonymsgrave, grim, sedate, sober, solemn, staid, stern
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