from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To walk or conduct oneself with an insolent or arrogant air; strut.
- intransitive v. To brag; boast.
- transitive v. To browbeat or bully (someone).
- n. A swaggering movement or gait.
- n. Boastful or conceited expression; braggadocio.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To walk with a swaying motion; hence, to walk and act in a pompous, consequential manner.
- v. To boast or brag noisily; to be ostentatiously proud or vainglorious; to bluster; to bully.
- n. confidence, pride
- n. A bold, or arrogant strut.
- n. A prideful boasting or bragging.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To walk with a swaying motion; hence, to walk and act in a pompous, consequential manner.
- intransitive v. To boast or brag noisily; to be ostentatiously proud or vainglorious; to bluster; to bully.
- transitive v. To bully.
- n. The act or manner of a swaggerer.
- n. A swagman.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To strut with a defiant or insolent air, or with an obtrusive affectation of superiority.
- To boast or brag noisily; bluster; bully; hector.
- To influence by blustering or threats; bully.
- n. The act or manner of a swaggerer; an insolent strut; a piece of bluster; boastfulness, bravado, or insolence in manner.
- Swell; all the rage.
- n. Same as swagman, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
- adj. (British informal) very chic
- v. discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate
- n. a proud stiff pompous gait
- v. act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner
- n. an itinerant Australian laborer who carries his personal belongings in a bundle as he travels around in search of work
Probably frequentative of swag.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
A frequentative form of swag ("to sway"), first attested in 1590, in A Midsummer Night's Dream III.i.79: (Wiktionary)