What is another word for pranks?

Pronunciation: [pɹˈaŋks] (IPA)

Pranks, while often harmless and enjoyable, can sometimes have negative consequences. Thus, it's important to have a variety of words to describe them with varying degrees of playfulness and humor. Some synonyms for pranks include jokes, shenanigans, mischief, antics, japes, capers, tricks, hoaxes, gags, and stunts. Each of these words can describe different types of pranks, from harmless practical jokes to more elaborate and complex schemes. Additionally, using different words can help prevent the repetition of a certain term, adding variety and freshness to our language. Whatever word we choose, let's remember to play pranks respectfully, safely, and without hurting anyone.

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Usage examples for Pranks

Raymond Harding I know slightly, and he has a certain reputation for reckless pranks, although he's not a bad fellow.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
The very clock indulgeth in unseemly pranks.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
Dicky watched the fire, fascinated with its speed and its faint crackle as if it were chuckling with amusement at its own pranks.
"Ethel Morton at Chautauqua"
Mabell S. C. Smith

Famous quotes with Pranks

  • I'm not Mr. Debonair Suave. I'm just a regular boy who goofs around, pulls pranks, and makes jokes. That doesn't sound very hot to me.
    Jensen Ackles
  • We give each other a hard time, but no pranks.
    George Eads
  • I don't really do pranks any more. I have a laugh in the dressing room here, where it's safe, and the guys don't go to the papers and tell them what I've done.
    Paul Gascoigne
  • While clearly a masterpiece, suffers from one fairly serious flaw — that of outright unreadability. This reviewer should know, because he has just read it. … Looming like one of the Don's chimerical adversaries, it is a giant...But the giant has a giant weight problem and is elderly, and soft-brained. Reading can be compared to an indefinite visit from your most impossible senior relative, with all his pranks, dirty habits, unstoppable reminiscences, and terrible cronies. When the experience is over, and the old boy checks out at last (on page 846 — the prose wedged tight, with no breaks for dialogue), you will shed tears all right; not tears of relief or regret but tears of pride. You made it, despite all that could do.
    Miguel de Cervantes
  • While clearly an impregnable masterpiece, suffers from one fairly serious flaw - that of outright unreadability. This reviewer should know, because he has just read it. The book bristles with beauties, charm, sublime comedy; it is also, for long stretches (approaching about 75 per cent of the whole), inhumanly dull.... Reading can be compared to an indefinite visit from your most impossible senior relative, with all his pranks, dirty habits, unstoppable reminiscences, and terrible cronies. When the experience is over, and the old boy checks out at last (on page 846 - the prose wedged tight, with no breaks for dialogue), you will shed tears all right: not tears of relief but tears of pride. You made it, despite all that could do.
    Martin Amis

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