Prank, v. i. To make ostentatious show.

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. Spenser.

The harpies . . . played their accustomed pranks.
Sir W. Raleigh.

His pranks have been too broad to bear with.

Prank, a. Full of gambols or tricks. [Obs.]

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 Prink.

In sumptuous tire she joyed herself to prank.