Definition of prankster
: a person who plays pranks
Recent Examples of prankster from the Web
The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (https://goo.gl/aIJF5k) that officials say pranksters put up the bogus sign on a gate as a joke.
Kevin Hart voices George Beard, a fourth-grader who is notorious for being a prankster.
Synopsis: George Beard and Harold Hutchins are two overly imaginative pranksters who spend hours in a treehouse creating comic books.
The next day Plawecki blamed the incident on clubhouse pranksters.
Wannabes came into the sport as rebels, pranksters, vandals, and thieves, wearing Nazi imagery — helmets and iron crosses.
This is a rare opportunity to engage with prankster pioneers, while supporting the counterculture RE/Search publishing enterprise.
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PRANKSTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prankster for English Language Learners
: a person who plays pranks on other people
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