strut out(redirected from strut you out)
1. To walk out (of some place) in a vain, swaggering, or pompous manner. Janet strutted out of the office after closing a deal with one of the wealthiest financial firms in the world. The singer strutted out like a true superstar, oozing charisma and confidence.
2. To bring someone or something out for public display in order to impress others. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "strut" and "out." As the first professional women's team in the sport, we were constantly being strutted out for publicity events and news conferences. Dan looks for any excuse to strut out his vintage car.
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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.
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