swagger stick

noun

Definition of swagger stick

: a short light stick usually covered with leather and tipped with metal at each end and intended for carrying in the hand (as by military officers)

Examples of swagger stick in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Men of swagger: rapper Crisis Mr. Swagger, left, and General George Patton with swagger stick. Jessica Donati, WSJ, "Mike Pompeo’s Unexpected Diplomatic Crisis: He Took #Swagger Without Asking," 26 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of swagger stick

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Swagger stick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swagger%20stick. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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