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
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.
Oh, he talks a good game, prancing around on The View and Larry King.
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
The prancing and neighing of horses in the courtyard scares away the silence.'Midst the Wild Carpathians|Mr Jkai
And a good job they were, because who was to do her work if she was every minute prancing round after a couple of young monkeys?When Ghost Meets Ghost|William Frend De Morgan
Ponderous elephants and eager camels, prancing horses and rumbling cars came through a river.Indian Myth and Legend|Donald Alexander Mackenzie
The organist was prancing through the voluntary, and the first ripple of boys had already reached Dunwood House.The Longest Journey|E. M. Forster
British Dictionary definitions for prance
- (of a horse) to move with high lively springing steps
- to ride a horse that moves in this way