Origin of Prink
Perhaps alteration (due to primp) of prank (“to deck, adorn"), from Middle English pranken (“to trim"), or from Middle Dutch prinken (“to deck for show, parade in fine apparel"). Cognate with Dutch pronken (“to flaunt"), German Prunk (“a show, parade, splendour"), Danish and Swedish prunk.
Probably alteration of prank
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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