"prances" in the noun sense
1. strut, prance, swagger
a proud stiff pompous gait
"prances" in the verb sense
1. tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, sashay, cock
to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
"He struts around like a rooster in a hen house"
spring forward on the hind legs
"The young horse was prancing in the meadow"
cause (a horse) to bound spring forward
ride a horse such that it springs and bounds forward
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