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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Swag·ger v. i. [imp. & p. p. Swaggered p. pr. & vb. n. Swaggering.]
 1. To walk with a swaying motion; hence, to walk and act in a pompous, consequential manner.
    A man who swaggers about London clubs.   --Beaconsfield.
 2. To boast or brag noisily; to be ostentatiously proud or vainglorious; to bluster; to bully.
    What a pleasant it is . . . to swagger at the bar!   --Arbuthnot.
    To be great is not . . . to swagger at our footmen.   --Colier.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 swaggering
      adj 1: having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of
             those one views as unworthy; "some economists are
             disdainful of their colleagues in other social
             disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly
             manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful
             swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette";
             "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air";
             "shaggy supercilious camels"; "a more swaggering mood
             than usual"- W.L.Shirer [syn: disdainful, haughty,
              lordly, prideful, sniffy, supercilious]
      2: flamboyantly adventurous [syn: swashbuckling]