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synonyms for swaggering

  • aloof
  • bossy
  • cavalier
  • cocky
  • haughty
  • imperious
  • pompous
  • presumptuous
  • pretentious
  • smug
  • vain
  • assuming
  • audacious
  • autocratic
  • biggety
  • bragging
  • cheeky
  • cold-shoulder
  • conceited
  • contemptuous
  • cool
  • disdainful
  • domineering
  • egotistic
  • high-and-mighty
  • high-handed
  • insolent
  • know-it-all
  • lordly
  • on an ego trip
  • overbearing
  • peremptory
  • proud
  • puffed up
  • scornful
  • self-important
  • smarty
  • smarty-pants
  • sniffy
  • snippy
  • snooty
  • snotty
  • stuck up
  • supercilious
  • superior
  • uppity
  • imperious
  • blustering
  • hectoring
  • despotic
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antonyms for swaggering

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  • humble
  • modest
  • shy
  • timid
  • unsure
  • meek
  • servile
  • humble
  • modest
  • deprecating
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            How to use swaggering in a sentence

            Only two years ago, real estate tycoon Xu Jiayin hovered at the top of China’s rich lists as a model of the country’s swaggering, newfound wealth.
            CHINA’S EVERGRANDE VEERS TOWARD DEFAULT — AND A $300 BILLION GLOBAL SHOCKCHRISTIAN SHEPHERDSEPTEMBER 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
            Yet Val, equal parts swaggering and wistful, keeps us squarely on Kilmer’s side, suggesting that if he was ever difficult on set, it was only because he cared so much about every project he took on.
            IN VAL, AN ACTOR TURNS THE CAMERA ON HIMSELF FOR A PROFOUND REFLECTION ON HIS LIFE AND WORKSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKJULY 23, 2021TIME
            He passed them by, and haughty tenor and swaggering basso again took heart of grace.
            THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
            What a noble countenance it is, and what a manly, swaggering consciousness of power!
            LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
            He came on the little stage, first as a swaggering general, then as an admiral, last as a real doughboy of the United States Army.
            DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
            He turned and went swaggering across the room, and seated himself in the rocking-chair of which I have spoken.
            A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
            Upon this Bill came swaggering back, and gazed about him triumphantly.
            EARTH'S ENIGMASCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
            Gang-y-gate swinger, a fighting man, who goes swaggering in the road (or gate); a roisterer who takes the wall of every one.
            NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 69, FEBRUARY 22, 1851VARIOUS
            It was Red-Eye, swaggering down the centre of the run-way and scowling fiercely with his inflamed eyes.
            BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON
            The prisoners took their cue from their leader, and behaved in an exaggerated, swaggering manner, that was galling in the extreme.
            CROWN AND SCEPTREGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
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