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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’
- ‘The centre currently handles an average of 110,000 calls a month, and 40 percent of those are prank calls.’
- ‘Essex County Fire and Rescue Service and Essex Ambulance Service also have to contend with numerous prank calls.’
- ‘The threat letters and prank calls have become more frequent.’
- ‘He was out of breath and frantic at the time, and I assumed it was a prank call.’
- ‘I would spend hours with my friends devising prank calls.’
- ‘I've only made maybe two prank calls in my life.’
- ‘Thousands of employees had to be evacuated from the buildings after what the police later classified as prank calls.’
- ‘Within moments you were using his mobile phone to make prank calls to your ex-girlfriends.’
- ‘A businesswoman was left "angry and embarrassed" after a national radio station made a prank call to her.’
- ‘What was the whole story behind the prank call?’
- ‘The court was told that after stealing the mobile phone he made two prank calls to former girlfriends.’
- ‘A prank call tied up members of three emergency services in a fruitless search for a body in the Garavogue river.’
- ‘It was a life and death emergency, but a 911 operator dismissed it as a prank call.’
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