Definitions for prancepræns, prɑns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strut, prance, swagger(verb)

    a proud stiff pompous gait

  2. tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, sashay, cock(verb)

    to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

    "He struts around like a rooster in a hen house"

  3. prance(verb)

    spring forward on the hind legs

    "The young horse was prancing in the meadow"

  4. prance(verb)

    cause (a horse) to bound spring forward

  5. prance(verb)

    ride a horse such that it springs and bounds forward


  1. prance(Noun)

    The act of prancing.

  2. prance(Verb)

    To spring forward on the hind legs.

  3. prance(Verb)

    To strut about.

  4. Origin: From prancen, prauncen, variant of pranken. Cognate with prangezen, prangssen, pranzen. More at prank.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prance(verb)

    to spring or bound, as a horse in high mettle

  2. Prance(verb)

    to ride on a prancing horse; to ride in an ostentatious manner

  3. Prance(verb)

    to walk or strut about in a pompous, showy manner, or with warlike parade

  4. Origin: [OE. prauncen; probably akin to prank, v. t. See Prank.]

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • spankulere, stejleDanish
  • pranciEsperanto
  • se cabrer, paraderFrench
  • paraderen, steigerenDutch
  • spradeNorwegian
  • гарцевать, [[встать]] [[на]] [[дыбы]], важничать, [[вставать]] [[на]] [[дыбы]], [[становиться]] [[на]] [[дыбы]]Russian

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