Definition of prank call in English:

prank call

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A mischievous telephone call made to trick someone: someone made a prank call to police she received a prank call by a caller claiming to be Russia’s president
More example sentences
  • It was a life and death emergency, but a 911 operator dismissed it as a prank call.
  • What was the whole story behind the prank call?
  • The centre currently handles an average of 110,000 calls a month, and 40 percent of those are prank calls.


prank caller

More example sentences
  • A prank caller falsely accused her of stealing money from a customer.
  • Another time, a prank caller had him driving up and down the same street looking for an imaginary address.
  • I'm not the type you'd except to be a prank caller.

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