Prank and Trick


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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

Trick is a synonym for prank in good topic. In some cases you can use "Trick" instead a noun "Prank", when it comes to topics like whim, joke, frivolity, practical joke. popular alternative
Nearby Words: prankish, prankster, pranked, pranking
Synonyms for Prank


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Trick noun – A playful or mischievous act intended as a joke.
Usage example: thought that gluing the silver dollar to the floor and watching him struggle to pick it up would be a good trick

Prank is a synonym for trick in good topic. You can use "Prank" instead a noun "Trick", if it concerns topics such as whim, deed, joke, practical joke. popular alternative
Nearby Words: tricky, trickery, trickle, tricked, trickster
Synonyms for Trick

How words are described

old old prank old trick
good good prank good trick
best best prank best trick
elaborate elaborate prank elaborate trick
Other adjectives: particular, similar, usual, common, standard, obvious, simple, nasty, popular, real, big, little, infamous, cruel, famous, new, final, classic, next, last, latest, favorite.

Both words in one sentence

  • Matryoshka Object A common prank/trick at Christmas is to wrap a special item within multiple layers of boxes.
  • Prank Date She tries to hit on him... And he promptly uses the exact same trick on her (and in the process, helps Bud get revenge on a girl who pulled a Setup for Humiliation version of this prank on him).
    Source: Prank Date
  • Film / Halloween II (1981) The neighbour who says "I've been trick or treated to death tonight" is dubbed over asking if this is a Halloween prank.
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