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prance

play
verb, \ˈpran(t)s\

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of prance

prancedprancing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to spring from the hind legs or move by so doing

  3. 2 :  to ride on a prancing horse

  4. 3 :  to walk or move in a spirited manner :  strut; also :  to dance about

  5. transitive verb
  6. :  to cause (a horse) to prance

prancer play \ˈpran(t)-sər\ noun

Examples of prance in a sentence

  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


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prance

noun

Definition of prance

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



1751

First Known Use of prance

1751

Other Equestrian Terms

Rhymes with prance


PRANCE Defined for Kids

prance

play
verb \ˈprans\

Definition of prance for Students

prancedprancing

  1. 1 :  to move by taking high steps <horses prancing>

  2. 2 :  to walk or move in a lively and proud way <She pranced around in her new dress.>





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