Definitions

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  • adjective Having the character of a prank

Etymologies

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prank +‎ -y

Examples

  • I suppose I said 'pranky' because the deed was done before anyone else from either campaign had arrived.

    Straw Poll results

  • The father of the bride, notwithstanding that Ignat was known even in Ural as a "pranky" man, gave him his daughter in marriage, and toward autumn Ignat Gordyeeff came home with

    The Man Who Was Afraid

  • two bits, I agree with most of what you say except the "pranky" stuff.

    Straw Poll results

  • For starters, Jalopy's "awe-inspiring Silverlake studio is almost never open to the public," as Mark said, but I saw the stuff they're constructing: laser mazes, fake museum ID creation stations, an industrial pizza oven, all kinds of crazy crafty Maker pranky goodness.

    Boing Boing

  • "A kind of American Idol meets Borat - without the pranky cultural warfare," suggests ST VanAirsdale at the Reeler.

    GreenCine Daily: Sundance. The Great World of Sound.

  • As soon as the rest of the Seals' people arrived, they asked the overzealous, pranky staff to remove the signs and behave with decorum.

    Straw Poll results

  • Go pay your $9 to Godaddy and you, too, can have some pranky fun! reply

    A Case Study In Personal Brand Destruction

  • Sandy got his Provost putten richt; but some o 'the rest o' his notables were juist as pranky.

    My Man Sandy

  • Sandy juist got gey pranky, as uswal, afore he was lang startit.

    My Man Sandy

  • The old man nodded and a queer smile played round the corners of his mouth -- the smile of a pranky schoolboy.

    Men of Affairs

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