Definitions for prancepræns, prɑns

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word prance

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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prance

    prans, v.i. to strut about in a showy or warlike manner: to ride showily: to bound gaily, as a horse.—adj. Pranc′ing, riding showily: springing or bounding gaily.—n. the action of a horse in rearing, bounding, &c.—adv. Pranc′ingly. [Prank.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prance in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mickey Mehta:

    Bring back your innocence and be a child once more, spring back in life. Dance in the rains, prance in your pains, wonder at the stars and romance the skies & get in tune with natural rhythms & get naturalized. Grow and know in the lap of mother nature and be MickeyMized.

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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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