Definitions

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  • adj. Of an animal, especially a horse, tending to prance.

Etymologies

prance +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Wishing you a joyous, thoughtful, kind and prancy year-end as the door opens to new beginnings.

    Deborah Jiang Stein: What Matters?

  • After the performance, Mr. Talley brushed off the idea that he was maybe a little out of his depth with all this prancy modern-dance stuff.

    Fucking Articulate

  • Roland came last, short - leading the nervous, prancy gelding.

    Wizard and Glass

  • A very prancy horse, discovering an oyster on the sea-shore, thought to show off a little and make the oyster envious.

    Fables For The Times

  • She was so happy that she played it in a very prancy way, up and down, up and down.

    The Girl Scouts at Home, or, Rosanna's Beautiful Day

  • I feel so strong and prancy all the time that I can't keep from bubbling.

    The Melting of Molly

  • I feel so good and strong and prancy all the time that I can't keep from bubbling.

    The Melting of Molly

  • The 1980 Opal Loop/Cloud Installation #72503, the only other piece on this appetiser of a programme, begins with prancy feet - imagine reined-in horses - and anxious, air-massaging hands.

    ArtsJournal: Daily Arts News

  • Virtually each of her rapid, prancy steps through the ARCA garage was documented last week.

    The Herald | HeraldOnline.com - Front

  • Threaded my way back out of the tangled web of quests to find myself in front of the Life school professor, Moolinda Wu, who granted me the Rebirth spell and my prancy friend, here.

    West Karana

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