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1prance

verb \ˈpran(t)s\

: to walk or move in a lively and proud way

of a horse : to move by taking high steps : to lift each hoof up high when moving

prancedpranc·ing

Full Definition of PRANCE

intransitive verb
1
:  to spring from the hind legs or move by so doing
2
:  to ride on a prancing horse
3
:  to walk or move in a spirited manner :  strut; also :  to dance about
transitive verb
:  to cause (a horse) to prance
pranc·er \ˈpran(t)-sər\ noun

Examples of PRANCE

  1. The singer pranced around on stage.
  2. The little boy pranced across the room in his cowboy costume.

Origin of PRANCE

Middle English prauncen
First Known Use: 14th century

2prance

noun

Definition of PRANCE

:  an act or instance of prancing; specifically :  a prancing movement

First Known Use of PRANCE

1751

Other Equestrian Terms

canter, cantle, curry, farrier, hunter, paddock, router, skirt, tack

Rhymes with PRANCE

PRANCE Defined for Kids

prance

verb \ˈprans\
prancedpranc·ing

Definition of PRANCE for Kids

1
:  to move by taking high steps <horses prancing>
2
:  to walk or move in a lively and proud way <She pranced around in her new dress.>

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