Prank

prank

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)


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