Definición de prance en inglés:


Saltos de línea: prance
Pronunciación: /prɑːns


[no object, with adverbial of direction]
  • 1(Of a horse) move with high springy steps: the pony was prancing around the paddock
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    • While many horses pranced or leapt from the trailer, he walked slowly down the ramp like a seasoned pro.
    • The man didn't glance in the woman's direction, but kept his attention on the auburn-haired girl in front of him, his horse prancing.
    • The horse was prancing excitedly, as if he was proud of himself as well.
  • 1.1(Of a person) walk or move around with ostentatious, exaggerated movements: she pranced around the lounge impersonating her favourite pop stars
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    • He wears iridescent formal clothes, prances around with a tapering rod that ignites anything it touches, and trails a gust of hot air.
    • I'm starting to see the whole experience as a bizarre holiday, behaving like an uninvited guest who dresses up and prances around the football pitch every evening.
    • The cast prances, postures, and palpitates appositely, fully aware that real acting would be de trop.
    cavort, dance, jig, trip, caper, jump, leap, spring, bound, skip, hop; parade, strut, swagger, swank; frisk, gambol, romp, frolic, curvet
    North American informal sashay, cut a/the rug


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  • An act or instance of prancing.
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    • Then we watch him prance (yes, it is a prance, there is no other way to describe it) around the room and yell ‘WHOOO WHOOOOOO’ at the relevant sections.
    • After my lovely prance, I settled under some trees, rolling my towel out and pulling my sunglasses over my eyes.
    • The black horse rivaled the mare; he was of the same great size with a long black mane and a lively prance even as he stood tethered.



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  • Comparisons with the likes of shouting prancers such as him are so invidious that I won't pursue them.
  • Who knows when or where the peripatetic prancer will return, but I understand there is a vacancy.


late Middle English (as a verb): of unknown origin.

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