pranking

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

pranking

  1. present participle of prank

Noun[edit]

pranking ‎(plural prankings)

  1. (archaic) A showy adornment.
  2. (archaic) The playing of pranks; tomfoolery.
    • 1933, The Commonweal (volume 19, page 241)
      So they have trooped forth to organize village down-and-outs and ne'er-do-wells into would-be combat units. If this is the case, then like most other collegiate prankings, the show has turned out to be both trite and puny, deceiving no one []