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Verb: prance  prãn(t)s
  1. To walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
    "He prances around like a rooster in a hen house";
    - tittup, swagger, ruffle, strut, sashay [N. Amer], cock
  2. Spring forward on the hind legs
    "The young horse was prancing in the meadow"
  3. (riding) cause (a horse) to bound spring forward
  4. (riding) ride a horse such that it springs and bounds forward
Noun: prance  prãn(t)s
  1. A proud stiff pompous gait
    - strut, swagger

Derived forms: pranced, prancing, prances

Type of: gait, go, locomote, move, ride, ride horseback, sit, travel, walk

Encyclopedia: Prance, George