Pronunciation: (prans, präns), [key]
—v., pranced, pranc•ing,
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.
to cause to prance.
the act of prancing; a prancing movement.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.