- 1[intransitive] + adv./prep. to move quickly with exaggerated steps so that people will look at you The lead singer was prancing around with the microphone. She pranced out of the room.
- 2[intransitive] (of a horse) to move with high steps
NAmE//præns//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they prance
he / she / it prances
past simple pranced
-ing form prancing