DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 prance /ˈpræn(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prance v. i. [imp. & p. p. Pranced p. pr. & vb. n. Prancing ]
 1. To spring or bound, as a horse in high mettle.
    Now rule thy prancing steed.   --Gay.
 2. To ride on a prancing horse; to ride in an ostentatious manner.
    The insulting tyrant prancing o'er the field.   --Addison.
 3. To walk or strut about in a pompous, showy manner, or with warlike parade.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a proud stiff pompous gait [syn: strut, swagger]
      v 1: to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to
           impress others; "He struts around like a rooster in a
           hen house" [syn: swagger, ruffle, strut, sashay,
      2: spring foward on the hind legs; "The young horse was
         prancing in the meadow"
      3: cause (a horse) to bound spring forward
      4: ride a horse such that it springs and bounds forward