prance
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /pɹæn(t)s/
  • (RP) IPA: /pɹɑːn(t)s/
Verb

prance (prances, present participle prancing; past and past participle pranced)

  1. (of a horse) To spring forward on the hind legs.
  2. (colloquial, figuratively) To strut about in a showy manner.
Translations
  • French: se cabrer
  • Portuguese: empinar
  • Russian: встава́ть на, дыбы́
  • Spanish: encabritarse
Translations
  • French: parader
  • Portuguese: pavonear-se
  • Russian: ва́жничать
Noun

prance (plural prances)

  1. A prancing movement.
    • D. H. Lawrence, The Rainbow
      There seemed a little prance of triumph in his movement,



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