- PUCK: What hempen homespuns have we swaggering here?
- To walk with a swaying motion; hence, to walk and act in a pompous, consequential manner.
- a man who swaggers about London clubs
- To boast or brag noisily; to be ostentatiously proud or vainglorious; to bluster; to bully.
- To be great is not […] to swagger at our footmen.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Jonathan Swift to this entry?)
to act in a pompous manner
swagger (plural swaggers)
- confidence, pride
2012 April 9, Mandeep Sanghera, “Tottenham 1 - 2 Norwich”, BBC Sport:
- After spending so much of the season looking upwards, the swashbuckling style and swagger of early season Spurs was replaced by uncertainty and frustration against a Norwich side who had the quality and verve to take advantage
- A bold, or arrogant strut.
- A prideful boasting or bragging.
bold or arrogant strut
prideful boasting or bragging
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