Gag and Prank


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Gag noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: the movie featured a gag involving a chicken driving a car that audiences thought was hysterically funny

Prank is a synonym for gag in play topic. In some cases you can use "Prank" instead a noun "Gag", when it comes to topics like trick, joke.
Synonyms for Gag


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Prank noun – A playful or mischievous act intended as a joke.
Usage example: as a prank, several students managed to change all the classroom clocks to different times

Gag is a synonym for prank in joke topic. You can use "Gag" instead a noun "Prank", if it concerns topics such as play, trick, frivolity.
Nearby Words: prankish, prankster, pranked, pranking
Synonyms for Prank

How words are described

old old gag old prank
good good gag good prank
particular particular gag particular prank
similar similar gag similar prank
Other adjectives: usual, common, standard, simple, popular, big, little, bad, famous, new, early, final, minor, funny, classic, hilarious, random, last, occasional, favorite.

Both words in one sentence

  • Theatre / Mystère Crazy-Prepared / Hidden Supplies: Again, Brian, who seems to have a prank/gag for every occasion on his person.
  • The word "joke" has a number of synonyms, including wisecrack, gag, prank, quip, jape and jest.
  • Film / Bachelor Party Gag Penis: There's a scene where a male stripper is paid to prank the bachelorette's friends by serving a "foot-long hot dog" in a restaurant.
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