[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
Word Origin and History for swashbuckle
1897, back-formation from swashbuckling.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper