prancer


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prance

 (prăns)
v. pranced, pranc·ing, pranc·es
v.intr.
1.
a. To spring forward on the hind legs. Used of a horse.
b. To spring or bound forward in a manner reminiscent of a spirited horse.
2. To ride a horse moving in such a fashion.
3. To step in a lively and showy manner: He pranced around the apartment in his underwear.
v.tr.
To cause (a horse) to prance.
n.
The act or an instance of prancing.

[Middle English prauncen.]

pranc′er n.
pranc′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prancer - a mettlesome or fiery horse
mount, riding horse, saddle horse - a lightweight horse kept for riding only
References in classic literature ?
Could I but lay hands upon one of those gay prancers yonder, I doubt not that I should have ransom enough from him to buy my mother a new cow.
After two bottles of prosecco I was convinced I was Prancer the Reindeer.
As for the others: Dasher - Deryn; Dancer - Gwylan; Prancer - Ianto (a gloriously smiley Welsh Christian name); Vixen - Cadno; Comet - Seren; Cupid - Cariad.
That means he's required to notify the authorities if Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Rudolph and the rest develop foot and mouth or bluetongue.
Later in the series the ladies get to meet former Strictly prancer James Jordan.
In between, he will ready his sleigh for that most important long journey through star-spangled skies on Christmas Eve with Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blixen and Rudolph, with his red nose shining so bright, leading the way.
The additional funding will be used to support company operations, further product development and support early marketing of Prancer, the company's fourth generation Randomization and Trial Supply Management (RTSM) offering.
40 even though he has a modicum to find with Young Jet on their running behind Barrack Prancer last week.
Her puppies, who will be eight weeks old on Tuesday, are Dasher, Dancer, Blitzen, Comet, Donner and Prancer.
Prancer is too self-absorbed to have any opinion on the sex scandal, and Adams smartly and subtly imparts his selfish, wheeling and dealing priorities.
1) Prancer (2) Glancer (3) Dancer To enter, call 0901 307 6478 and follow instructions (51p/call) or text the word CASH1 followed by a space then your answer (1, 2 or 3), your name, full address including postcode, daytime contact number and email address to 85858 (50p/ text).
As well as meeting the man himself, they'll see his reindeer Prancer and Dancer plus donkeys, pigs and horses.