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Definition 1: a proud stiff pompous gait - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for swagger in the sense of this definition

(swagger is a kind of ...) a person's manner of walking

Definition 2: an itinerant Australian laborer who carries his personal belongings in a bundle as he travels around in search of work - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for swagger in the sense of this definition

(swagger is a kind of ...) a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment

"itinerant traders"

(swagger belongs to a domain located in ...) a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony

Definition 3: act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner - [verb of body]

Synonyms for swagger in the sense of this definition

(swagger is a kind of ...) behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

"You should act like an adult" "Don't behave like a fool" "What makes her do this way?" "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"

Definition 4: discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for swagger in the sense of this definition

(swagger is a kind of ...) influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

"He palavered her into going along"

Definition 5: to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others - [verb of motion]

Samples where swagger or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He struts around like a rooster in a hen house

Synonyms for swagger in the sense of this definition

(swagger is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

Definition 6: (British informal) very chic - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where swagger or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • groovy clothes

Synonyms for swagger in the sense of this definition

(swagger is similar to ...) being or in accordance with current social fashions

"fashionable clothing" "the fashionable side of town" "a fashionable cafe"

(swagger belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

(swagger is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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