Synonyms for prank

Synonyms for (noun) prank

Synonyms: prank, put-on, caper, trick, antic, joke

Definition: a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

Similar words: diversion, recreation

Definition: an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

Usage: scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists; for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles; drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation


Synonyms: prank, buffoonery, clowning, japery, harlequinade, frivolity

Definition: acting like a clown or buffoon

Similar words: tomfoolery, craziness, lunacy, folly, foolery, indulgence

Definition: foolish or senseless behavior

Synonyms for (verb) prank

Synonyms: prank

Definition: dress up showily

Usage: He pranked himself out in his best clothes

Similar words: trick out, trick up, tog out, tog up, prink, rig out, dress up, deck out, deck up, attire, overdress, get up, gussy up, fig out, fig up, fancy up

Definition: put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive

Usage: She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera; The young girls were all fancied up for the party


Synonyms: prank

Definition: dress or decorate showily or gaudily

Usage: Roses were pranking the lawn

Similar words: embellish, decorate, beautify, adorn, grace, ornament

Definition: make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

Usage: Decorate the room for the party; beautify yourself for the special day