Definition of strut verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

strut

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//strʌt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//strʌt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they strut
BrE BrE//strʌt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//strʌt//
 
he / she / it struts
BrE BrE//strʌts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//strʌts//
 
past simple strutted
BrE BrE//ˈstrʌtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstrʌtɪd//
 
past participle strutted
BrE BrE//ˈstrʌtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstrʌtɪd//
 
-ing form strutting
BrE BrE//ˈstrʌtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstrʌtɪŋ//
 
Proud
 
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  • (strutting, strutted) [intransitive] to walk proudly with your head up and chest out to show that you think you are important The players strutted and posed for the cameras. See related entries: Proud
  • Word Origin Old English strūtian ‘protrude stiffly’, of Germanic origin. Current senses date from the late 16th cent.Idioms (informal) to proudly show your ability, especially at dancing or performing strutting your stuff to the latest chart hits
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: strut

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