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swagger

1. verb To exhibit extreme self-confidence. A: "Look at them swaggering into the cafeteria." B: "That's why they're the cool kids."
2. verb To boast. He's always swaggering about what a big rock star he is, and yet he's never recognized when we're out in public. Hmm.
3. noun Extreme self-confidence. All the girls want to date him cause he's got swagger.
References in classic literature ?
Don't swagger again and lose the game--play carefully, but don't funk, do you understand?
The variety of Soft Swaggers comes in new colors, from metallic for the futuristic minded or more adventurous, with colors like bright canary yellow from the latest collection.
Characteristic twists only heighten the shock of this revamped persona; the angelic '50s teen idol quality of "Dear God, Please Help Me," orchestrated by Ennio Morricone, contrasts sharply with its sexual images, while "To Me You Are a Work of Art" swaggers with cockiness that belies its conflicted desires.
David Neumann chased his hat with drunken swaggers, matching the forlorn voice of Tom Waits.
Dressed like a Canadian Mountie, Renfrew the sheriff (the comic Adam Bennett) swaggers on stage to save the day - he thinks.
Consisting of drummer Kathi Mendonca, guitarist Nathan Howdeshell (who also plays in the band Boy Pussy USA), and vocalist Ditto, the band swaggers and thrusts its way through each short blast of swampy stomp, throwing down sexual ultimatums like "C'mon darlin', `cause you're makin' me wet" and "I'll walk a million miles for just one piece of your pie.
As the King of the Gypsies in Don Q, he swaggers like an Ailey dancer of eighties vintage--just oozing animal sensuality.