Strolled vs Swaggered - What's the difference?

strolled | swaggered |


As verbs the difference between strolled and swaggered

is that strolled is (stroll) while swaggered is (swagger).

strolled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (stroll)
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    stroll

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A wandering on foot; an idle and leisurely walk; a ramble.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To wander on foot; to ramble idly or leisurely; to rove.
  • *(Jonathan Swift) (1667–1745)
  • *:These mothers stroll to beg sustenance for their helpless infants.
  • *, chapter=7
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=The turmoil went on—no rest, no peace. […] It was nearly eleven o'clock now, and he strolled out again. In the little fair created by the costers' barrows the evening only seemed beginning; and the naphtha flares made one's eyes ache, the men's voices grated harshly, and the girls' faces saddened one.}}
  • To go somewhere with ease.
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  • *:His sister, Mrs. Gerard, stood there in carriage gown and sables, radiant with surprise. ¶ “Phil?!  You?!   Exactly like you, Philip, to come strolling in from the antipodes—dear fellow?!” recovering from the fraternal embrace and holding both lapels of his coat in her gloved hands.
  • Synonyms

    * range, roam, rove, stray

    See also

    * stroller

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    swaggered

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (swagger)

  • swagger

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To walk with a swaying motion; hence, to walk and act in a pompous, consequential manner.
  • * Beaconsfield
  • a man who swaggers about London clubs
  • To boast or brag noisily; to be ostentatiously proud or vainglorious; to bluster; to bully.
  • * Collier
  • To be great is not to swagger at our footmen.
    (Jonathan Swift)

    Derived terms

    * swaggerer * swaggeringly

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • confidence, pride
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=April 9 , author=Mandeep Sanghera , title=Tottenham 1 - 2 Norwich , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=After spending so much of the season looking upwards, the swashbuckling style and swagger of early season Spurs was replaced by uncertainty and frustration against a Norwich side who had the quality and verve to take advantage}}
  • A bold, or arrogant strut.
  • A prideful boasting or bragging.
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