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verb as in cavort; show off

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When the RKO lawyer came prancing onto the scene, he told Mitchum their the trial was a lock.

A man is a man,” he told a friend, “and if a girl of eighteen comes prancing to you at all hours there is but one way.

It felt like prancing, she said, like the way a happy horse frolics through a field of poppies.

The star—radiant smile, pretty and prancing like she was to the catwalk born—is N.

That's so corny, that [blank] in chief formulation, unless it's funny, like prancing-horse-owner-in-chief or something.

The sleigh, with the horses prancing, swept on and did not even stop for its occupants to note the damage it had done.

Trotting, prancing, and snorting as they came down the lane, they settled down once they were in the stable lot.

Hobby horses gaily prancing, Bats and Bowls and Maypole dancing.

Chub stopped prancing around the kitchen and came to a sudden halt.

But before the ghost could speak again, a gorgeous witch came prancing up, carrying a broomstick wound with red ribbons.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prancing, such as: sashay, swagger, gambol, strut, caper, and bound.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.