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