Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: swagger
IPA transcription: [sw'æɡɚ]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: groovy, swagger
    Meaning: (British informal) very chic; "groovy clothes"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, sashay, cock
    Meaning: to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others; "He struts around like a rooster in a hen house"
Usage examples
  • Mitya walked with a drunken swagger to the locked door, and began knocking to the Poles with his fist.
  • And he felt as every man feels in the taut moment of such terror that his chief danger was terror itself; his only possible strength would be a coolness amounting to carelessness, a carelessness amounting almost to a suicidal swagger.