Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Prank

12 September 2020 Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We have 18 answers for the crossword clue Prank. We last saw the 'Prank' clue in Evening Standard Quick Crossword on Friday, 18 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
  • Acting like a clown or buffoon
  • Dress up showily; "He pranked himself out in his best clothes"
  • Dress or decorate showily or gaudily; "Roses were pranking the lawn"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

GAG

Restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting

4 Letters

DIDO

(Roman mythology) a princess of Tyre who was the founder and queen of Carthage; Virgil tells of her suicide when she was abandoned by Aeneas

HOAX

Something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

JAPE

A humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"

JOKE

A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

LARK

Any carefree episode

5 Letters

ANTIC

A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

CAPER

A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

PUTON

Increase (one's body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"

TRICK

Deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"

6 Letters

JAPERY

Acting like a clown or buffoon

8 Letters

CLOWNING

Acting like a clown or buffoon

ESCAPADE

Any carefree episode

9 Letters

FRIVOLITY

Acting like a clown or buffoon

10 Letters

BUFFOONERY

Acting like a clown or buffoon

SHENANIGAN

Reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others

12 Letters

HARLEQUINADE

Acting like a clown or buffoon

13 Letters

PRACTICALJOKE

A prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)

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