Definition of pronk in English:

pronk

intransitive verb

[no object]
  • (of a springbok or other antelope) leap in the air with an arched back and stiff legs, typically as a form of display or when threatened.

    • ‘grysbok were pronking over tall tufts of grass’

Pronunciation

pronk

/prôNGk/ /prɔŋk/

Origin

1920s from Afrikaans, literally ‘show off’, from Dutch pronken ‘to strut’.