To adorn in a showy manner; to dress or equip ostentatiously; often followed by up; as, to prank up the body. See Prink. In sumptuous tire she joyed herself to prank. (Spenser)
Origin: Cf. E. Prink, also G. Prangen, prunken, to shine, to make a show, Dan. Prange, prunke, Sw. Prunka, D. Pronken.
To make ostentatious show. White houses prank where once were huts. (M. Arnold)