Origin of prance
OTHER WORDS FROM pranceprancer, nounpranc·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby prance
How to use prance in a sentence
Last July, for the first time in nearly a decade, Joanna Rohrback discovered that she could prance once more.‘Prancercise’ Creator on Her ‘Wacky’ Workout and Being Too Famous to Prancercise|Winston Ross|May 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The horses are splendid animals; with dilated nostrils, and necks proudly arched, they seem to prance to the music of the flutes.Greek Sculpture|Estelle M. Hurll
They had not been out of the stable for several days and were inclined to dance and prance.The Rover Boys on the Farm|Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)
The forge was mute, the fire extinguished, the prance of horses and the bustle of men in a moment ceased.The Astronomy of the Bible|E. Walter Maunder
Here the newcomer flourished clinched fists and began to prance.
The newcomer continued to prance alarmingly and to wield his arms as if against an invisible opponent.
British Dictionary definitions for prance
- (of a horse) to move with high lively springing steps
- to ride a horse that moves in this way