strut around

strut around

To walk around (some place) in a vain, swaggering, or pompous manner. I felt so awesome in my new leather jack that I couldn't help but strut around. I hate the way Janet's been strutting around the office ever since her promotion.
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
"You Munchkin people all strut around in your stupid blue color, while I--"
I READ the story in the Birmingham Mail about Colebrook Road in Sparkhill, how thugs strut around threatening people, flytippers are coming from everywhere to dump their rubbish, the horrendous tale of a family killing a sheep in the back garden and then having a meal of it.
A string of stars, including Mark Ronson, Tinie Tempah and Olympic diver Tom Daley, strut around in the swanky short flick.
Of course renewables (notably solar), better energy storage and a massive programme of buildings insulation are not seen as 'exciting' and do not give local decision-makers the chance to strut around in high-viz clothing and hard hats.
I can sing, if nothing else, and failing that can strut around in
She said: "The swimmers tend to strut around to show they're ripped or going to be fast in the water.
In fact, her figure is so fantastic it's almost a shame she has to cover it up - we think if we had her abs we would strut around in pants and a crop top all day every day!
While her fellow Little Mixers strut around the stage in carefully co-ordinated outfits that are the envy of the contestants, poor old Jesy has to make do with voluminous trousers that even MC Hammer wouldn't touch.
The European Convention on Human Rights allows judges to interpret the law; known terrorists can strut around London and claim benefits.
Chinese tourists will continue to strut around Italy's fashion capital, Branchini said, likely overtaking Russians as the biggest luxury spenders in Italy in the coming years.
Jan always turned him out immaculately and he would strut around our indoor school showing off to his public like the true star that he was.
Nobody will be a winner in any of this as long as the main players in this deadlock continue to strut around and play power games with each other.
They strut around my gardens and don't even flinch when I wave my tea-towel at them threateningly.
The members of the F4 are rich and good-looking, dress like supermodels, and strut around the school like peacocks.
The out legend says she loves outdoor festivals because "it's very freeing to have a 60-foot stage to strut around on." Expect a mix of old and new songs plus "some hefty guitar work."