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swagger

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1 to praise or express pride in one's own possessions, qualities, or accomplishments often to excess
  • I, too, would swagger if I'd won first place in the bowling tournament

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2 to walk with exaggerated arm and leg movements
  • hoping to impress the women at the bar, the young man confidently swaggered across the room

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The first known use of swagger was circa 1596

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“Swagger.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swagger. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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