swaggering


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Synonyms for swaggering

having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

flamboyantly adventurous

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Mr Varadkar also moved to quash any suggestions his "swaggering" ministers were pushing for an election.
Writing on the subject of what separates the greats from the wasted talent, Syed claimed the two men brought a swaggering attitude and arrogance to training.
"Disruption of ecosystems to study sexual selection seems a bit extreme." John Day offered a suggestion for a new study: "What say we introduce hungry tigers into the authors' lab to see if it reduces their swaggering, head-bobbing behavior?"
If you want to see really good swaggering, head to the land of pasta, pizza and Popes.
IN music it's not the meek, but the arrogant, the swaggering and the charismatic that inherit the earth.
The swaggering hubris and bullying tactics of Joe Leapman, who heads up the US team of agents, so offend Nic Costa and his partner Gianni Peroni, however, that they are inclined to continue investigating, especially once they discover that this murder is neither the first nor the last committed by the same killer.
The one-liners are essential to the movie's overall smug, swaggering, smart-ass aesthetic, so if you're the type to bristle at that sort of thing, you'd best leave this DVD on the shelf.
Ivy maintains a kind of swaggering bravado as a shield protecting her feelings of personal insecurity.
In such fashion does swaggering imperialism set the stage for compelled interdependence....
The four-part anthology, Billboards, was an ebullient, swaggering success.
"Round Up" is a swaggering cowboy piece--the tempo marking is actually "Ride 'em Cowboy!" Five-finger pat terns and fifths dominate this fun piece.
To watch Henry is 90 minutes of theatre, unseen since Eric Cantona in his swaggering, arrogant pomp.