Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun swagger

2 senses of swagger

Sense 1
swagman, swagger, swaggie -- (an itinerant Australian laborer who carries his personal belongings in a bundle as he travels around in search of work)
       => itinerant, gypsy, gipsy -- (a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment; "itinerant traders")

Sense 2
strut, prance, swagger -- (a proud stiff pompous gait)
       => gait -- (a person's manner of walking)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb swagger

3 senses of swagger

Sense 1
tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, sashay, cock -- (to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others; "He struts around like a rooster in a hen house")
       => walk -- (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet")

Sense 2
browbeat, bully, swagger -- (discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate)
       => wheedle, cajole, palaver, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle -- (influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along")

Sense 3
swagger, bluster, swash -- (act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner)
       => act, behave, do -- (behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people")

Antonyms of adj swagger

1 sense of swagger

Sense 1
groovy, swagger -- ((British informal) very chic; "groovy clothes")

INDIRECT (VIA fashionable) -> unfashionable, unstylish -- (not in accord with or not following current fashion; "unfashionable clothes"; "melodrama of a now unfashionable kind")

Similarity of adj swagger

1 sense of swagger

Sense 1
groovy, swagger -- ((British informal) very chic; "groovy clothes")
       => fashionable (vs. unfashionable), stylish -- (being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe")

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