swaggerer


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someone who walks in an arrogant manner

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The catering assistant was an ignorant, arrogant, foul-mouthed swaggerer.
Now penniless and less persnickety the once highfalutin, urbane swaggerer looked up and replied winsomely: Do I look like I give a damn?
Wilhelm II, always an object of Kessler's contempt, is characterized as "this nincompoop and swaggerer who plunged Germany into misfortune.
The adrenaline-fuelled swaggerer, who let out an occasional high-pitched whinney, favoured the phrase: "Fasten your seatbelts
How else, except through his remarkable instinct for verbal cadences, could frontier Idaho, where he was born in 1885, coalesce so improbably with Medici Florence and Han China, how else could the small-town swaggerer on his stump-pulpit conceal the troubadour?
Over the years, this note of gratitude resonates and grows, until in this poem near the end of his life, the once cocksure swaggerer reveals himself as a supplicant, his face lit up by the woman he used to claim he created.
I stole some names from a group of cooks he lists--translated marvelously by Burton Raffel: Sour Sauce, Salt Master, Roast Anything, Spatula Face, Piled-up Crepes, Twisted Bacon, Life-Saving Bacon, Free Fritters, Berry Masher, Wonder Tongue, Pudding Stuffer, Swaggerer Braggerer, Cake Nose, Feather Prick, Gut Wheezer, Crumbly, "plus Robert, who invented Robert sauce.
If you cut the top half of his body off, you'd say he's an aggressive swaggerer.
The jaunty swaggerers of last season or the insecure mistake-makers of this?
Henry's kneeling in this filthy tavern--home to lawless swaggerers, dissolute drunks, and decadent whores, a collective image of his violent, diseased kingdom--brilliantly captured an inescapable truth about this play, this England.
Far from being blandly nonconfrontational, we have become a nation of chip-on-our-shoulder swaggerers.