swaggeringly

swaggering

[swag-er-ing]
adjective
pertaining to, characteristic of, or behaving in the manner of a person who swaggers.

Origin:
1590–1600; swagger + -ing2

swaggeringly, adverb
unswaggering, adjective
unswaggeringly, adverb
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swagger1 (ˈswæɡə)
 
vb (often foll by about)
1.  (intr) to walk or behave in an arrogant manner
2.  to brag loudly
3.  rare (tr) to force, influence, etc, by blustering
 
n
4.  arrogant gait, conduct, or manner
 
adj
5.  informal, rare (Brit) elegantly fashionable
 
[C16: probably from swag]
 
'swaggerer1
 
n
 
'swaggering1
 
adj
 
'swaggeringly1
 
adv

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swagger
1590, first recorded in Shakespeare ("Midsummer Night's Dream," III.i.79), probably a frequentative form of swag (v.). The noun is attested from 1725.
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