trickster

  1. someone who plays practical jokes on others

    Synonyms : cut-up, hoaxer, practical joker, prankster, tricker
    Type Of : mischief-maker, bad hat, trouble maker, troublemaker, troubler
  2. someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

    Synonyms : beguiler, cheat, cheater, deceiver, slicker
    Type Of : offender, wrongdoer
  3. a mischievous supernatural being found in the folklore of many primitive people; sometimes distinguished by prodigious biological drives and exaggerated bodily parts

    Type Of : spiritual being, supernatural being