prankishness


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prank·ish

 (prăng′kĭsh)
adj.
Given to or characterized by impishness or playfulness; mischievous.

prank′ish·ly adv.
prank′ish·ness n.

prankishness

(ˈpræŋkɪʃnəs)
n
the quality or condition of being prankish
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prankishness - the trait of indulging in disreputable pranks
mischievousness, naughtiness, badness - an attribute of mischievous children

prankishness

noun
Annoying yet harmless, usually playful acts:
Informal: shenanigan (often used in plural).
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Do not minimize the situation as prankishness, encourage a victim to ignore a bully, and attempt to resolve the situation by having the bully and victim shake hands, the 10 steps states.
In the five-page sequence titled "Water Festival," Delisle brings to life the exuberance of the Burmese New Year when nearly the entire population goes crazy squirting each other with water, a baptism by water pistols that combines spiritual rebirth with youthful prankishness.
It is a terrific journey--full of luminous insights and playful prankishness.