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prankster

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpranksterprank‧ster /ˈpræŋkstə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  JOKEsomeone who plays tricks on people to make them look silly
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pranksterA prankster, shall we say?Whiston fire station officer Phil Brammeier blasted pranksters who fired a rocket firework through a letterbox in Scott Avenue.A final provocative statement from a life-long prankster, a prodigal son of Harvard, it seems so fitting.Is it an emergency, or just a midnight prankster?Our resident pranksters John Hind and Stephen Mosco offered a variety of campaign services to find out.He is fond of Machiavelli the rake, the prankster and the scoundrel.
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