strut, prance, swagger(verb)
a proud stiff pompous gait
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"
spring forward on the hind legs
"The young horse was prancing in the meadow"
cause (a horse) to bound spring forward
ride a horse such that it springs and bounds forward
The act of prancing.
To spring forward on the hind legs.
To strut about.
Origin: From prancen, prauncen, variant of pranken. Cognate with prangezen, prangssen, pranzen. More at prank.
to spring or bound, as a horse in high mettle
to ride on a prancing horse; to ride in an ostentatious manner
to walk or strut about in a pompous, showy manner, or with warlike parade
Origin: [OE. prauncen; probably akin to prank, v. t. See Prank.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of prance in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of prance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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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