verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for swaggered
Hizzoner asked in a pleading tone—an extremely rare posture for a man who in the past had swaggered with an air of invincibility.Despite Crack and Graft, D.C. Loved ‘Hizzoner’ Marion Barry|Lloyd Grove|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He swaggered into the school cafeteria that day with a .22 caliber handgun and started shooting randomly.
In cowboy boots and fake Stetson, and with a large pistol on his hip, he swaggered around Parchman as if he owned it.
Nadia extinguished her torch and swaggered up to Stevens, hands on hips, her walk an exaggerated roll.Spacehounds of IPC|Edward Elmer Smith
By his side walked, or rather, swaggered a man of whom the missionary had often heard.The Black-Bearded Barbarian (George Leslie Mackay)|Mary Esther Miller MacGregor, AKA Marion Keith
So he swaggered upon their attention, and warned them that the saloon was the flowery abode of peace and gentle silence.The Open Boat and Other Stories|Stephen Crane
He swaggered up to the counter, and held out his hand to Ben.Johnny Ludlow, Second Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
He swaggered under their astonished gaze, and insolently made requests aloud without raising his hand for permission to speak.The Biography of a Prairie Girl|Eleanor Gates
British Dictionary definitions for swaggered (1 of 2)
Word Origin for swagger
British Dictionary definitions for swaggered (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for swaggered
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.