Definition of pronk in English:

pronk

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’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Afrikaans, literally ‘show off’, from Dutch pronken ‘to strut’.

Pronunciation

pronk

/prɒŋk/