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    #1

    phone harasser!

    Phone harasser!

    What do you call the unknown people calling others by phone just to make fun of them?

    phone harasser?

    Thanks indeed.

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    #2

    Re: phone harasser!

    Phone stalker would be the word you are looking for (considering you mentioned "harassment"), but it is more serious than just making fun of people, it may turn people's life into hell.

    If the intention was just for fun, the phrase for the deed would be a prank phone call. Ones who do practical jokes are called pranksters. But I don't know what they are called if they do it by the phone.

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    #3

    Re: phone harasser!

    Phone pest.

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    #4

    Re: phone harasser!

    Also "crank" calls.

    Hello, is your refrigerator running? You'd better catch it!

    Nowadays, with caller ID, kids are less likely to make them.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #5

    Re: phone harasser!

    Pardon me, do you have Prince Albert in a can?

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    #6

    Re: phone harasser!

    You'd better let him out!
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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