swaggering(redirected from swaggeringly)
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intr.v. swag·gered, swag·ger·ing, swag·gers
1. To walk or conduct oneself with an insolent or arrogant air.
2. To brag; boast.
A swaggering manner of moving or behaving.
[Probably frequentative of swag.]
swag•ger•ing(ˈswæg ər ɪŋ)
characteristic of a person who swaggers; blustering.
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|Adj.||1.||swaggering - having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer|
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"
|2.||swaggering - flamboyantly adventurous|