verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for swagger
He has given that profession a swagger that, let's face it, few other professions have.
The third continued in kind with “selfie,” “swagger,” and “twerk.”Feminist, Bae, Turnt: Time’s ‘Worst Words’ List Is Sexist and Racist|Samantha Allen|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the show desperately needed the likes of Parker to throw Red off his game, to put a stop to his swagger.The Blacklist’s Frustrating Fall: Keen’s a Keeper, but Red Regresses|Jason Lynch|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The co-owner of Metropolis Collectables, Vincent has Wolverine mutton chops, a Tony Stark goatee, and Lex Luthor swagger.The Holy Grail of Comic Books Hid in Plain Site at New York Comic Con|Sujay Kumar|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Hoboken swagger had been replaced by a Wall Street stride.
He has a natural antipathy to pomp, and swagger, and fierce demeanor.John Leech's Pictures of Life and Character|William Makepeace Thackeray
In his leather clothes, and with his clanking sword ornament, his aspect carried the swagger of a brigand of old.Brigands of the Moon|Ray Cummings
It looked rather like a British swagger stick: slim, dainty, well balanced.Lighter Than You Think|Nelson Bond
Well, with a swagger, its all in knowin how to dale with the female sect.In Wild Rose Time|Amanda M. Douglas
Then he turned, slowly, and walked into the little sitting room with an attempt at a swagger that failed to convince even himself.Cheerful--By Request|Edna Ferber
British Dictionary definitions for swagger (1 of 2)
Word Origin for swagger
British Dictionary definitions for swagger (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for swagger
1590, first recorded in Shakespeare ("Midsummer Night's Dream"), probably a frequentative form of swag (v.). Related: Swaggered; swaggering. The noun is attested from 1725.