use prankishness in a sentence.
This is the sort of "prankishness" one imagines Kazin to have been complaining about and that no longer ” after fifty years of postmodern experimentation (and five Zuckerman books by Philip Roth) ” sticks in our craw.
They were the mysterious, the unknown, and who was I, a seven-year-old, to analyse them and know their prankishness?
He lost his easy affability, his prankishness, and much of his good humor.
Brendan Gill, writing in The New Yorker, referred to some of his work as "boyish prankishness."
And I think that the prankishness of George's books, this dressing up in a quarterback's togs, playing golf with Sam Snead and all that, tied in somehow with the prankishness, the game-ness, this willingness to be fantastic which related to George's experiences at the Lampoon.