A prankster is someone who likes to play jokes on other people. They usually enjoy making people laugh, even if it means playing a joke on them.

  • He's the prankster in the group, and he loves to play jokes on people.

  • She's the prankster in the group, and she loves to play jokes on people.

Definition of prankster


someone who plays practical jokes on others


cut-up, hoaxer, practical joker, tricker, trickster

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Example Sentences for prankster

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    It is illustrated by the cartoonist and Merry Prankster Paul Foster.

  • 2

    You'll split your sides at the zany antics of these merry pranksters.

  • 3

    Hikaru is a gluttonous prankster.

  • 4

    The prankster was never identified.

  • 5

    I suspect the writer is a prankster.

  • 6

    Was the Yorkshire ripper a misunderstood prankster

  • 7

    In the Two Rivers, Mat was something of a prankster.

  • 8

    The user I responded to was clearly a prankster.

  • 9

    Why do you think that he is a prankster

  • 10

    Prank calls are generally done for the amusement of the pranksters themselves.