What does prance mean?

Definitions for prance
præns, prɑnsprance

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word prance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. strut, prance, swaggerverb

    a proud stiff pompous gait

  2. tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, sashay, cockverb

    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. pranceverb

    spring forward on the hind legs

    "The young horse was prancing in the meadow"

  4. pranceverb

    cause (a horse) to bound spring forward

  5. pranceverb

    ride a horse such that it springs and bounds forward

Wiktionary

  1. prancenoun

    The act of prancing.

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

  2. pranceverb

    To spring forward on the hind legs.

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

  3. pranceverb

    To strut about.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pranceverb

    to spring or bound, as a horse in high mettle

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

  2. Pranceverb

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

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

  3. Pranceverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. prance

    To spring or bound, as a horse in high mettle. To walk or strut about in a showy manner, or with warlike parade.

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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

Examples of prance in a Sentence

  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

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  • pranceArabic
  • spankulere, stejleDanish
  • pranciEsperanto
  • se cabrer, paraderFrench
  • פרנסHebrew
  • プランスJapanese
  • paraderen, steigerenDutch
  • spradeNorwegian
  • гарцевать, [[встать]] [[на]] [[дыбы]], важничать, [[вставать]] [[на]] [[дыбы]], [[становиться]] [[на]] [[дыбы]]Russian

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