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swa ger

  • n  an itinerant Australian laborer who carries his personal belongings in a bundle as he travels around in search of work
  • n  a proud stiff pompous gait
  • v  to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
  • v  discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate
  • v  act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner
  • s  (British informal) very chic

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  • Her narratives sprawl with Dickensian swagger.
  • They ripped off the best bits of Franz Ferdinand and the Strokes-speed, swagger and hooks upon hooks-but instead of hipster navel gazing, Arctic Monkeys' singer Alex Turner looked .
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