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prank

noun [C] uk   /præŋk/ us  
a trick that is intended to be funny but not to cause harm or damage: When I was at school we were always playing pranks on our teachers. I've had enough of your childish pranks.

prank

verb [I or T] uk   /præŋk/ us  
to play a trick on someone that is intended to be funny but not to cause harm or damage: He finally realized he'd been pranked.
pranking
noun [U] uk   /ˈpræŋ.kɪŋ/ us  
It was just harmless pranking.
Translations of “prank”
in Spanish travesura, broma…
in French farce, tour…
in German der Streich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 胡鬧,玩笑,惡作劇…
in Russian выходка, проделка…
in Turkish muziplik, şaka, oyun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胡闹,玩笑,恶作剧…
in Polish psikus…
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