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prance

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verb \ˈpran(t)s\

Definition of prance

pranced

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prancing

  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 and Etymology 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

1893

First Known Use of prance

1893

Other Equestrian Terms


PRANCE Defined for English Language Learners

prance

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verb

Definition of prance for English Language Learners

  • : 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


PRANCE Defined for Kids

prance

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verb \ˈprans\

Definition of prance for Students

pranced

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prancing

  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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