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Definition of swashbuckling adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



, NAmE//ˈswɔʃˌbʌklɪŋ//
[only before noun]
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(especially of movies) set in the past and full of action, adventure, fighting with swords, etc. a swashbuckling tale of adventure on the high seas the swashbuckling hero of Hollywood epics
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: swashbuckling