[swosh-buhk-uh l, swawsh-]
- to work, behave, or perform as a swashbuckler.
Origin of swashbuckle
First recorded in 1895–1900; back formation from swashbuckler
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Related Words for swashbucklesashay, strut, prance, gloat, bluster, saunter, swank, bully, boast, cock, swell, pontificate, grandstand, sweep, brandish, hector, brag, flourish, lord, sway
1897, back-formation from swashbuckling.
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