Prank, v. i. To make ostentatious
White houses prank where once were
huts. M. Arnold.
Prank, n. A gay or sportive action;
a ludicrous, merry, or mischievous trick; a caper; a frolic.
The harpies . . . played their accustomed
pranks. Sir W. Raleigh.
His pranks have been too broad to bear
Prank, a. Full of gambols or
Prank (?), v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Pranked (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Pranking.] [Cf. E. prink, also G. prangen,
prunken, to shine, to make a show, Dan. prange,
prunke, Sw. prunka, D. pronken.] To adorn in
a showy manner; to dress or equip ostentatiously; -- often followed by
up; as, to prank up the body. See
In sumptuous tire she joyed herself to