Definition of prankster
: a person who plays pranks
Recent Examples of prankster from the Web
Youssef, a blue-eyed prankster with a fierce intellect, embodied the verve and defiance of a protest movement that arose from decades of authoritarian corruption.
Anthony Gill Gill’s teammates might want to be wary, because he is known to be a prankster.
Whoever did the Whataburger post was, um, a little more literate than some other pranksters, and cites Whataburger’s real CEO, Preston Atkinson, as the source of the info, for some extra credibility.
Others may still see you as sister or friend or prankster or eager volunteer or bedrock of the family or whatever else.
Mott is almost as much of a prankster as Jogia's Puck.
According to the prankster, his marks weren’t even that miffed.
The chief executives of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Citigroup Inc. are the latest bank bosses to be hooked by an email prankster trolling top Wall Street brass, exposing a low-tech gap in banks’ cybersecurity armor.
A prankster as a major league reliever, Padres bullpen coach Doug Bochtler is serious about teaching his craft to young pitchers.
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Definition of prankster for English Language Learners
: a person who plays pranks on other people
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