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See definition of strutting on Dictionary.com
  • as inboastful
  • as invainglorious
  • as invainglory

synonyms for strutting

  • arrogant
  • bombastic
  • cocky
  • exultant
  • pompous
  • pretentious
  • big
  • big-headed
  • conceited
  • crowing
  • egotistic
  • egotistical
  • full of hot air
  • highfalutin
  • hot stuff
  • know-it-all
  • loudmouth
  • on ego trip
  • puffed-up
  • self-aggrandizing
  • self-applauding
  • smart-alecky
  • snooty
  • stuck-up
  • swaggering
  • swanky
  • swollen-headed
  • too big for one's britches
  • vainglorious
  • vaunting
  • windbag
  • arrogance
  • boastfulness
  • bragging
  • cockiness
  • conceit
  • condescension
  • egoism
  • egotism
  • haughtiness
  • huff
  • overconfidence
  • patronage
  • presumption
  • pretension
  • self-importance
  • smugness
  • snobbery
  • swagger
  • vanity
  • big-headedness
  • swelled head

antonyms for strutting

MOST RELEVANT
  • humble
  • modest
  • deprecating
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    How to use strutting in a sentence

    The skulking, strutting, mincing, hurrying forms that pass us and fade out into the night are now becoming characters.
    MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
    Proudly strutting onward and crowing, Coquerico at last arrived at Rome, the place to which all roads lead.
    LABOULAYE'S FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
    He jumped up and made off without a word, but from the east window we watched him strutting down the brae.
    MARGARET OGILVYJ. M. BARRIE
    There is a kind of rusticity in all those pompous verses; somewhat of a holiday shepherd strutting in his country buskins.
    DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
    Their exuberant youthfulness, their strutting, and their obvious belief in themselves, made a strong appeal to her imagination.
    HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
    Most of the hens are strutting about proudly, accompanied by their chicks, while the cocks are shedding their trains.
    A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
    Strutting around near them were a fat turkey gobbler and a Plymouth Rock rooster.
    THE AUTOMOBILE GIRLS IN THE BERKSHIRESLAURA DENT CRANE
    Presently Mr. Jordan came strutting down from the glass office and stood behind him, to the boy's great discomfort.
    SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
    Persis herself was like a pouter pigeon strutting and preening her high breast.
    WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
    While he was strutting his proudest through the tango, he was stammering the humblest apologies.
    WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO STRUTTING

    • afoot
    • ambulate
    • ambulatory
    • marching
    • promenading
    • roaming
    • strolling
    • strutting
    • wandering
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