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prankster (s) (noun), pranksters (pl)
1. Someone who likes to play jokes or mischievous tricks on other people: Jimmy was told by his mother that being a prankster can get him into a lot of trouble with other people because they usually don't like to be fooled by anyone.
2. Etymology: from English prank, "playful trick, a mischievous act" + -ster, "a person who deceives or cheats."
A person who plays jokes at the expense of others.
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