"swaggering" 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"
2. browbeat, bully, swagger
discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner intimidate
3. swagger, bluster, swash
act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner
"swaggering" in the adjective sense
1. disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering
having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
"some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"
"his lordly manners were offensive"
"walked with a prideful swagger"
"very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"
"his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"
"a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
2. swaggering, swashbuckling
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