verb (used without object), pranced, pranc·ing.
verb (used with object), pranced, pranc·ing.
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Origin of prance
OTHER WORDS FROM pranceprancer, nounpranc·ing·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for prance
When the RKO lawyer came prancing onto the scene, he told Mitchum their the trial was a lock.The Stacks: Mr. Bad Taste and Trouble Himself: Robert Mitchum|Robert Ward|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A man is a man,” he told a friend, “and if a girl of eighteen comes prancing to you at all hours there is but one way.The Man Who Invented Vampires and the Creepiest Literary Gathering Ever|Emma Garman|November 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It felt like prancing, she said, like the way a happy horse frolics through a field of poppies.‘Prancercise’ Creator on Her ‘Wacky’ Workout and Being Too Famous to Prancercise|Winston Ross|May 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The star—radiant smile, pretty and prancing like she was to the catwalk born—is N.
That's so corny, that [blank] in chief formulation, unless it's funny, like prancing-horse-owner-in-chief or something.
The sleigh, with the horses prancing, swept on and did not even stop for its occupants to note the damage it had done.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
Trotting, prancing, and snorting as they came down the lane, they settled down once they were in the stable lot.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
Hobby horses gaily prancing, Bats and Bowls and Maypole dancing.A Humorous History of England|C. Harrison
Chub stopped prancing around the kitchen and came to a sudden halt.Motor Matt's Daring, or, True to His Friends|Stanley R. Matthews
But before the ghost could speak again, a gorgeous witch came prancing up, carrying a broomstick wound with red ribbons.Marjorie's Busy Days|Carolyn Wells
British Dictionary definitions for prance
- (of a horse) to move with high lively springing steps
- to ride a horse that moves in this way