English dictionary



Hint: Question mark (?) is a wildcard. Question mark substitutes one character.

English noun: prance

1. prance (act) a proud stiff pompous gait


Synonymsstrut, swagger


Broader (hypernym)gait


English verb: prance

1. prance (motion) to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others


SamplesHe struts around like a rooster in a hen house.


ExamplesThe children prance to the playground


Synonymscock, ruffle, sashay, strut, swagger, tittup


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)walk

2. prance (motion) spring forward on the hind legs


SamplesThe young horse was prancing in the meadow.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Verb groupprance

3. prance (motion) cause (a horse) to bound spring forward


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)ride, sit


Verb groupprance


Domain categoryequitation, horseback riding, horseback riding, riding, riding

4. prance (motion) ride a horse such that it springs and bounds forward


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)ride horseback


Domain categoryequitation, horseback riding, horseback riding, riding, riding









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk