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

Wiktionary

  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.]


Translations for prance

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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