Meaning of prance

prance

Pronunciation: (prans, präns), [key]
— v., n. pranced, pranc•ing,
—v.i.
  1. to spring from the hind legs; to move by springing, as a horse.
  2. to ride on a horse doing this.
  3. to ride gaily, proudly, or insolently.
  4. to move or go in an elated manner; cavort.
  5. to dance or move in a lively or spirited manner; caper.
—v.t.
  1. to cause to prance.
—n.
  1. the act of prancing; a prancing movement.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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