Swagger meaning

swăgər
To brag; boast.
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To walk or conduct oneself with an insolent or arrogant air.
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A swaggering manner of moving or behaving.
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To walk with a bold, arrogant, or lordly stride; strut.
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(a) Swaggering walk, manner, or behavior.
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The definition of swagger is an overly confident and arrogant walk or mannerism.

The haughty, confident walk of someone who knows he is good looking is an example of a swagger.

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Swagger is defined as walking or behaving in an arrogant, confident manner.

When you walk into the room as if you own the place and all eyes should be on you, this is an example of when you swagger.

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To boast, brag, or show off in a loud, superior manner.
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(rare) To influence, force, etc. by blustering.
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To walk with a swaying motion; hence, to walk and act in a pompous, consequential manner.
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Origin of swagger

  • Probably frequentative of swag

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • PUCK: What hempen homespuns have we swaggering here?

    From Wiktionary