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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

Full Definition of prance

prancedpranc·ing

  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

pranc·er play \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


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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

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Rhymes with prance



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