swashbuckle

verb
swash·​buck·​le | \ ˈswäsh-ˌbə-kəl How to pronounce swashbuckle (audio) , ˈswȯsh- \
swashbuckled; swashbuckling\ ˈswäsh-​ˌbə-​k(ə-​)liŋ How to pronounce swashbuckle (audio) , ˈswȯsh-​ \

Definition of swashbuckle

intransitive verb

: to act the part of a swashbuckler

First Known Use of swashbuckle

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for swashbuckle

back-formation from swashbuckler

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The first known use of swashbuckle was in 1897

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“Swashbuckle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swashbuckle. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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