Swagger in a sentence as a noun

He had hustle, and street smarts, and swagger.

I'm just poking fun at some of the people who swagger about on here, boasting their hourly rates.

I understood the #yolo version of 'swag' as being a contraction of 'swagger'.

Swagger in a sentence as a verb

The latter carries the sense of entitlement and swagger because, on its own terms, that approach works.

And in NY, our claims of grandeur are drowned out by the overwhelming swagger of the finance guys.

I liked swagger a lot, but could never get it working with my API because it's too opinionated.

Swagger in a sentence as an adjective

There was always a sort of swagger detectable in academics I worked with, but at the same time there was always a deep and profound understanding that we don't know a lot about anything.

You're in a different sociological category from people whose very profession has always been defined by high costs and high-rolling swagger in popular imagination; you're just some kind of computer guy.

Swagger definitions


an itinerant Australian laborer who carries his personal belongings in a bundle as he travels around in search of work

See also: swagman swaggie


a proud stiff pompous gait

See also: strut prance


to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others; "He struts around like a rooster in a hen house"

See also: tittup ruffle prance strut sashay cock


discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate

See also: browbeat bully


act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner

See also: bluster swash


(British informal) very chic; "groovy clothes"

See also: groovy