Simple Definition of prance
: 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
Examples of prance in a sentence
The singer pranced around on stage.
The little boy pranced across the room in his cowboy costume.
Origin and Etymology of prance
Middle English prauncen
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of prance
: an act or instance of prancing; specifically : a prancing movement
First Known Use of prance
Rhymes with prance
chance, dance, glance, lance, trance, trans
PRANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of prance for Students
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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