What springboks do; to bounce, prance and leap the way a springbok does.
late 19th century: from Afrikaans, literally ‘show off’, from Dutch pronken ‘to strut’.
“Look at those pronking Springbok, they look as though they are dancing.”
Something or someone that one vehemently dislikes/ A strong curse.
Early 16th century: from ecclesiastical Latin, ‘excommunicated person, excommunication’, from Greek anathema ‘thing dedicated’, (later) ‘thing devoted to evil, accursed thing’, from anatithenai ‘to set up’.