(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. i. strut, stalk, bluster, boast, bully. —n. arrogance, braggadocio, pomposity, swank (inf.), side (inf.). See vanity, boasting.
(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To strut]
Syn. parade, saunter, prance; see strut .
2. [To boast]
Syn. gloat, brag, show off; see boast 1 .
See Synonym Study at boast .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
strut, parade, bluster, pomp, *the air of one who thinks he's the cock of the walk, peacock walk, braggadocio, bravado, boast-fulness, *muscle-flexing.
strut, parade, bluster, *act like the cock of the walk, *peacock, brag, boast, *flex one's muscles, show off, flaunt, grandstand, vaunt, *blow one's own horn, stride pompously.
ANT.: cringe, skulk
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To walk with exaggerated or unnatural motions expressive of self-importance or self-display: flounce, peacock, prance, strut, swank, swash. Informal: sashay. See MOVE, SELF-LOVE.

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