Prince may have pranced around like a carefree libertine onstage, but in rehearsal he was more drill sergeant than sprite.
Ever since she pranced into the limelight last summer, Sarah Palin has been making liberals like me crazy.
pranced around prominently holding hideous orange bag, $1,290.
The way you pranced and frolic around, dressed in so called Native American attire, is a mockery of our way of life and culture.
Lambert watched him as he pranced about, chopping his steps with feet jerked up straight like a string-halt horse.
He scrambled from the table and pranced about the room like a horse with blind staggers.
Strawberry pranced, bared her teeth at any approach, and in general did her best to live up to her reputation for skittishness.
After it pranced the local comandante, mounted, and a detachment of his troops.
And I pranced through my social transactions at times singularly like an actor!
She jumped on it, putting her arms round his neck, and he pranced along with her.
late 14c., originally of horses, of unknown origin, perhaps related to Middle English pranken "to show off," from Middle Dutch pronken "to strut, parade" (see prank); or perhaps from Danish dialectal prandse "to go in a stately manner." Klein suggests Old French paravancier. Related: Pranced; prancing. As a noun from 1751, from the verb.