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swagger

swag·ger

swagger

 
pronunciation:
swae gr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: swaggered, swaggering, swaggers
definition 1: to walk or move in a proud or arrogant manner; strut.
He swaggered into the hotel as if he owned it.
synonyms:
strut
similar words:
flaunt, flourish, march, parade, prance, stalk, stride, sweep
definition 2: to be loud and conceited; boast; brag.
synonyms:
bluster, boast, brag, crow, gasconade, swash
similar words:
gloat, show off, swell, trumpet
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to force or bring about by behaving brashly or insolently.
He swaggered his way into the exclusive club.
synonyms:
bluster
similar words:
browbeat, coerce, intimidate, strong-arm
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a swaggering gait or manner.
synonyms:
strut, swash
similar words:
braggadocio, flaunt, flourish, march, stalk
definition 2: proud, conceited, or boastful behavior.
synonyms:
braggadocio
similar words:
conceit, gasconade, ostentation, pomposity, swank, swashbuckling, vainglory
derivation: swaggerer (n.)