"strut" in the noun sense
1. strut, prance, swagger
a proud stiff pompous gait
brace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal compression
"strut" in the verb sense
1. tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, sashay, cock
to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
"He struts around like a rooster in a hen house"
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