Definitions

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  • adj. Like a prankster; inclined to play pranks.

Etymologies

prankster +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We shall miss his pranksterish overturning of decorum; the way he caused the blood to heat, the cows to bawl, and the wine to flow.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • Going about as his pranksterish self, Moore attempts to illuminate the evils of a corrupt system, specifically the evils affecting the everyday, all-American family.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • True to Krassner's pranksterish form, he used that description in the title of one of his books, Confessions of a Raving, Unconfined Nut: Misadventures in Counter-Culture.

    Boing Boing: February 19, 2006 - February 25, 2006 Archives

  • To me, this seems like this is [Law's] pranksterish attempt to undercut what Burning Man has become in his eyes.

    'Heart Burn'

  • Kudos to Neil Patrick Harris Barney who does such superb job on CBS's Monday night sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" injecting likeability into the otherwise hideous, pranksterish, womanizing, insult-laden, cougar-hunting, suited-up yuppie who constantly sets his friends up and laughs into their face and yet, one can not help but adore him.

    Televisionista

  • There's nothing cute or pranksterish about their agenda.

    Business, Law, Economics & Society

  • It had none of the arrogant retreat to a juvenile mode of pranksterish defiance that "Liberty" had; it turned the Rockwellian nostalgia of "Lazy River Road" inward on itself, almost against itself, in an inquiry into the tenability of idealism and sentimentality in a universe where, as another song has it, "You always hurt the one you love."

    The Annotated "Days Between"

  • Izard is among the many local chefs experimenting with whole animal dishes, presenting parts and pieces with pranksterish glee.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • "Even then, he said, he realized that it was partly his youthful hubris and pranksterish humor that made him such a tempting target.

    GreenCine Daily

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