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adj. - Flamboyantly adventurous; Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy.

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  • He came in swaggering, but, by George, he went out scratching!
  • (Laughter) All the little Italian generals came in swaggering around, and finally came Count Ciano looking very much like Prince Danilo of the "Merry Widow".
  • He's swaggering, which is odd given how low is approval is.
  • In addition to my impressions of the theatre and of Prague, now came those of the so-called swaggering undergraduate.
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