Definition of Prankish

1. Adjective. Naughtily or annoyingly playful. "A wicked prank"




Definition of Prankish

1. a. Full of pranks; frolicsome.

Definition of Prankish

1. Adjective. Given to or characterized by impishness or playfulness; mischievous. ¹

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Definition of Prankish

1. mischievous [adj] - See also: mischievous

Lexicographical Neighbors of Prankish

prangs
pranic
prank
prank call
prank calls
pranked
prankee
prankees
pranker
prankers
prankful
prankier
prankiest
pranking
prankings
prankish (current term)
prankishly
prankishness
prankishnesses
prankle
prankled
prankles
prankling
pranks
pranksome
pranksomeness
prankster
pranksterish
pranksters
pranky

Literary usage of Prankish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Medieval History by John Bagnell Bury, James Pounder Whitney (1913)
"The new prankish king Pepin was clearly resolved upon interfering in Italy, ... The public feeling among the prankish nobles was by no means favourable to ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The German dependencies of the prankish kingdom were Thuringia, in the valley of the Main, ... By prankish custom Carloman should have aided Charles; ..."

3. Pavia and Rome: The Lombard Monarchy and the Papacy in the Eighth Century by Jan T. Hallenbeck (1982)
"In the past there had been occasional prankish military intervention and, ... Present, too, was the prankish expectation of greatly reduced papal ..."

4. Outlines of Church History by Rudolf Sohm (1895)
"Nay, more, the German kingdom, the West-Gothic kingdom in Spain, the prankish kingdom in Gaul, and the kingdom of the Lombards in Italy, cut off the Bishop ..."

5. A History of French Private Law by Jean Brissaud, Rapelje Howell (1912)
"Persistence of the Law of the prankish Period. § 372. Contracts in Re. §373. Earnest Money. § 374. Faith-Pledging. Blow with the i 375. The Promissory Oath. ..."

6. The Continental Legal History Series by Association of American Law Schools (1915)
"THE prankish MONARCHY § 63. Introductory Remarks. 1. ... The prankish Monarchy. 65. The German Chief. 66. Personal Power. 67. The King's Peace and the Royal ..."

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