prankishness
noun see prankish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • prankishness — index mischief Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • prankishness — See prankishly. * * * …   Universalium

  • prankishness — noun Prankish behaviour; mischief …   Wiktionary

  • prankishness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Annoying yet harmless, usually playful acts: devilry, deviltry, diablerie, high jinks, impishness, mischief, mischievousness, rascality, roguery, roguishness, tomfoolery. Informal: shenanigan (often used in plural).… …   English dictionary for students

  • prankishness — prank·ish·ness …   English syllables

  • prankishness — noun the trait of indulging in disreputable pranks • Syn: ↑rascality, ↑roguishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑roguish (for: ↑roguishness), ↑prankish • …   Useful english dictionary

  • mischief — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. harm, injury; trouble; prank. See evil. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Damage] Syn. hurt, injury, trouble, harm; see damage 1 . 2. [Evil] Syn. atrocity, ill, catastrophe; see evil 2 , wrong 2 . 3.… …   English dictionary for students

  • rascality — noun 1. reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others • Syn: ↑mischief, ↑mischief making, ↑mischievousness, ↑deviltry, ↑devilry, ↑devilment, ↑roguery, ↑roguishness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • roguishness — noun 1. reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others • Syn: ↑mischief, ↑mischief making, ↑mischievousness, ↑deviltry, ↑devilry, ↑devilment, ↑rascality, ↑roguery, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • prankish — adjective Date: 1827 1. full of pranks < a prankish child > 2. having the nature of a prank < prankish acts > • prankishly adverb • prankishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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