prankish

[prang-kish]
adjective
1.
of the nature of a prank: a prankish plan.
2.
full of pranks; playful: a prankish child; a prankish kitten.

Origin:
1820–30; prank1 + -ish1

prankishly, adverb
prankishness, noun
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prank1 (præŋk)
 
n
a mischievous trick or joke, esp one in which something is done rather than said
 
[C16: of unknown origin]
 
'prankish1
 
adj

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Example sentences
His behaviour was marked by an oddly prankish streak and outbursts of genuine jollity.
Water is used in a playful, prankish way during a hot time of the year.
Not everything was solemn, but nothing was prankish.
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