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Synonyms for swagger

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to walk with exaggerated or unnatural motions expressive of self-importance or self-display

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an itinerant Australian laborer who carries his personal belongings in a bundle as he travels around in search of work

a proud stiff pompous gait

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to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner

act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner

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Shaun Ryder - allegedy a new man - plays T On The Fringe with his reformed indie swaggerers.
11) Although O'Casey remained a staunch socialist, he was severe with socialists who were easily deluded into becoming nationalist swaggerers.
Stewart, one of the great swaggerers on the field in recent years, felt he needed to impose himself more on the opposition, to demonstrate that he had the mental steel to take them all on.
Ranks are filled with the standard-issue war-movie characters - the hick Southerner; the wisecracking Noo Yawkers; the green, easily riled boys; the cocky swaggerers.
Machado - deputy to legendary Porto manager Jose Maria Pedroto when Wrexham dumped his swaggerers out of the UEFA Cup in 1984 - still recalls how dangerous Welsh "hwyl" can be.
Words were often troped as swords, and rhetoric was understood as a weapon, Jonson comments ironically, "Some Controverters in Divinity are like Swaggerers in a Taverne, that catch that which stands next them, the candlesticke, or pots; turn every thing into a weapon" (Timber or Discoveries, vol.
210 and Note), Rousseau counters that this may be how swaggerers feel who make a show of scorning death by setting too low a stock by the goods of life, or the malcontent rich, or melancholy men of letters ([11], [12]).
For Hollins, Stuart Roberts, Ryan Casey, Khris O'Leary, Lee Jenkins and Jason Price could be 60's Kings Road swaggerers Terry Venables, George Graham, Eddie McCreadie and Ron Harris reincarnated.