swaggering

[ swag-er-ing ]
/ ˈswæg ər ɪŋ /

adjective

pertaining to, characteristic of, or behaving in the manner of a person who swaggers.

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Origin of swaggering

First recorded in 1590–1600; swagger + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM swaggering

swag·ger·ing·ly, adverbun·swag·ger·ing, adjectiveun·swag·ger·ing·ly, adverb

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