swaggerer


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someone who walks in an arrogant manner

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36) In David Garrick's Catharine and Petruchio (1767), Bianca is horrified by her brother-in-law's behaviour at the wedding: 'This Swaggerer should repent his Insolence'.
I don't have any money on me but as a Brash Swaggerer I would possess a decent fortune and since I'd talked to her that way, I'd own an apartment set up to receive young women with protruding breasts and yielding backsides or I'd know a friend who had such an apartment, though I'd prefer doing it on my own and at my leisure.
I, once so proud of my birth, I, the former swaggerer, bowed my head and became an almsman, with Robak, the Worm, for a name; since like a worm in the dust-- A bad example to my country, an inducement to treason: these had to be redeemed by good example, blood, and self-sacrifice--
125 the muse prefers the swaggerer, show, doesn't want who wants
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?
In Anglo-Indian colloquial parlance the word denotes a haughty or pompous personage, exercising his brief authority with a strong sense of his own importance; a don rather than a swaggerer.
Copley has his answer: he dons a raffish moustache and turns Tranio-Lucentio into a backroom boy, a swaggerer, a hip-shuffling prangster.
He was a great swaggerer over those whom he found calculated to bear it; but to others he was supple, cringing, and mean.
Wilhelm II, always an object of Kessler's contempt, is characterized as "this nincompoop and swaggerer who plunged Germany into misfortune.
A fifth-generation Times heir is given the keys to the kingdom, falls for the whispered confidences of a southern swaggerer who'd parlayed his political smarts into a meteoric rise without ever having worked in the Times's newsroom over 20 years employment, and he in turn picks as his chief enforcer a chap with blind spots quite similar to his.
The adrenaline-fuelled swaggerer, who let out an occasional high-pitched whinney, favoured the phrase: "Fasten your seatbelts