To play a prank on his brother, Matt replaced the Windows system sounds with the voice that would eventually become Homestar.
A guy decided to prank his girlfriend of five years by telling her he cheated on her.
Everyone thought it was sweet; not so sweet when, as a prank, he began placing firecrackers in the neighbors' mailboxes.
MC: There is a processing place for prank calls or anything that makes it to air.
It started as a bit of a prank while he was serving as a White House education official under President George H.W. Bush.
If it was a prank to carry out the rle of the Burglar, it is time for it to end.
Having retired to his own house, he often played off many a prank.
I got up, and this prank makes sport at Alcal to this very day.
Whether divine or of what origin I will not have judged by that night's prank of mine.
She came stealing in early in the morning, looking a little pale and wild, but she hasn't played such a prank since.
"a ludicrous trick" [Johnson], 1520s, of uncertain origin, perhaps related to obsolete verb prank "decorate, dress up" (mid-15c.), related to Middle Low German prank "display" (cf. also Dutch pronken, German prunken "to make a show, to strut"). The verb in the modern sense also is from 1520s. Related: Pranked; pranking.