swagger

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swag·ger / ˈswagər/ • v. [intr.] walk or behave in a very confident and typically arrogant or aggressive way: he swaggered along the corridor | [as adj.] (swaggering) a swaggering gait. • n. [in sing.] a very confident and typically arrogant or aggressive gait or manner: they strolled around the camp with an exaggerated swagger. • adj. denoting a coat or jacket cut with a loose flare from the shoulders. DERIVATIVES: swag·ger·er / ˈswag(ə)rər/ n. swag·ger·ing·ly / ˈswag(ə)ring/ adv.