Oh, he talks a good game, prancing around on The View and Larry King.
It felt like prancing, she said, like the way a happy horse frolics through a field of poppies.
The star—radiant smile, pretty and prancing like she was to the catwalk born—is N.
This display was made more astounding whenever the horses were set to prancing, as they approached and passed a native hamlet.
He ran round and round the fire, prancing and yelling like a wild man.
Coquetry, contempt, and annoyance are all expressed in action, and the boys imitate riding and the prancing of horses.
Why old Pigey is prancing around like a steed at a muster,—crazy!
A swift stroke of the paddle checked the canoe, quivering and prancing like a horse suddenly reined in.
They were then halfway to the ship, with Murgatroyd prancing on ahead.
He learnt that she was not engaged, and had never been in love, though there were always heaps of admirers “prancing” round.
late 14c., originally of horses, of unknown origin, perhaps related to Middle English pranken "to show off," from Middle Dutch pronken "to strut, parade" (see prank); or perhaps from Danish dialectal prandse "to go in a stately manner." Klein suggests Old French paravancier. Related: Pranced; prancing. As a noun from 1751, from the verb.