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strut around

to stride around pompously. Stop strutting around in your new jeans and get to work! Tex was strutting around, showing off his new boots.
See also: around, strut

strut in (to some place)

to stride pompously into a place. He strutted into the house as if he owned the place. Betty strutted in and sat down.
See also: strut

strut one's stuff

Sl. to walk proudly and show off one's best features or talents. Get out there on that stage and strut your stuff! I'm going to strut my stuff and become a star.
See also: strut, stuff

strut out of

some place to stride pompously or showily out of some place. The clowns strutted out of the tent and joined the parade through the big top. Tex strutted out of the saloon and got on his horse.
See also: of, out, strut

strut your stuff

to show other people what you can do well I thought you'd be up there on the dance floor, strutting your stuff! It was a chance for the city to strut its stuff with a series of public concerts and festivals. Investment managers were eager to strut their stuff before their corporate board in Chicago last Thursday.
Etymology: from the literal meaning of strut (to walk proudly in a way that attracts attention)
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strut your stuff

  (informal, humorous)
to show your skill at doing something that involves movement, especially dancing I thought you'd be up there on the dance floor, strutting your stuff!
See also: strut, stuff

strut one's stuff

Behave or perform in an ostentatious manner, show off, as in The skaters were out, strutting their stuff. This expression uses strut in the sense of "display in order to impress others." [Slang; first half of 1900s]
See also: strut, stuff

strut out

To display something in order to impress others: Don't strut out your resume until you have more accomplishments to list. I couldn't wait to put on my new suit and strut it out at work.
See also: out, strut

strut one’s stuff

tv. to walk proudly and show off one’s best features or talents. Get out there on that stage and strut your stuff!
See also: strut, stuff

strut (one's) stuff

To behave or perform in an ostentatious manner; show off.
See also: strut, stuff
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