Strut is defined as to walk in a stiff, swaggering way.(verb)
An example of to strut is for a person to walk into a room in such a way as to appear that he is better than everyone else there.
See strut in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME strouten, to spread out, swell out < OE strutian, to stand rigid < IE *streu- < base *(s)ter-, stiff, rigid > stare
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verb strut·ted, strut·ting, struts verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English strouten, to stand out
Origin: , from Old English strūtian, to stand out stiffly; see ster-1 in Indo-European roots.
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