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strut one's stuff

Definition of strut one's stuff


  1. :  to proudly show one's abilities <The audition gave aspiring actors a chance to strut their stuff.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to become turgid :  swell

    :  to walk with a proud gait

    :  to walk with a pompous and affected air

  1. :  a structural piece designed to resist pressure in the direction of its length

    :  a pompous step or walk

    :  arrogant behavior :  swagger

  1. :  to provide, stiffen, support, or hold apart with or as if with a strut

  1. : :  materials, supplies, or equipment used in various activities: as

    :  military baggage

    :  personal property

  1. :  to fill by packing things in :  cram

    :  to fill to satiety :  surfeit

    :  to prepare (meat or vegetables) by filling or lining with a stuffing

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a timid, meek, or unassertive person

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