Definition of Prancer

1. Noun. A mettlesome or fiery horse.

Generic synonyms: Mount, Riding Horse, Saddle Horse
Derivative terms: Prance



Definition of Prancer

1. n. A horse which prances.

Definition of Prancer

1. Noun. A person or animal (especially a horse) that prances ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prancer

1. one that prances [n -S] - See also: prances

Lexicographical Neighbors of Prancer

pralltriller
pralltrillers
pram
pramiconazole
pramipexole
pramiracetam
pramocaine
pramoxine
prams
prana
pranas
pranayama
pranayamas
prance
pranced
prancer (current term)
prancers
prances
prancing
prancingly
prancings
pranck
prancke
prancked
pranckes
prancking
prancks
prancy
prandial
prang

Literary usage of Prancer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Novelist's Magazine (1784)
"... prancer Hickman is to come in for a daft. ' But why upon her mother,' me- thinks thou ... prancer ..."

2. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"prancer, subs. (Old Cant).—I. A horse : see PR AD ; and (2) a horse- thief. ... Prig of cackler, prig of prancer. 1834. AINSWORTH, ' Tke Game of High Toby' ..."

3. Tait's Edinburgh Magazine by William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone (1850)
"I should think them quite so," answered Lord prancer ; " except that ... Its purport was, that his Grace the Duke of Brandon, Count Grammont, Lord prancer, ..."

4. Modern Literature for Oral Interpretation: Practice Book for Vocal Expression by Gertrude Elizabeth Johnson (1920)
"Then I swung 'em round the corner, and says I: 'On, prancer! ... and prancer kicked sideways at a dog, and they lit out down the main street like ..."

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