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

 

swagger

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈswæɡə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈswæɡər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they swagger
BrE BrE//ˈswæɡə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈswæɡər//
 
he / she / it swaggers
BrE BrE//ˈswæɡəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈswæɡərz//
 
past simple swaggered
BrE BrE//ˈswæɡəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈswæɡərd//
 
past participle swaggered
BrE BrE//ˈswæɡəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈswæɡərd//
 
-ing form swaggering
BrE BrE//ˈswæɡərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈswæɡərɪŋ//
 
Proud
 
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[intransitive] (+ adv./prep.) (usually disapproving) to walk in an extremely proud and confident way synonym strut He swaggered into the room looking very pleased with himself. See related entries: Proud Word Origin early 16th cent.: apparently a frequentative of the verb swag.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: swagger

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