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swagger
used in The Grapes of Wrath

5 uses
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Definition
walk or behave in a highly confident or proud manner — often arrogant and sometimes to impress or intimidate others
  • And now Al, moving humbly near, saw that his brother was not a swaggerer as he had supposed.
    Chapter 8 (97% in)
  • Cockily, he walked close before he recognized Tom; and when he did, his boasting face changed, and admiration and veneration shone in his eyes, and his swagger fell away.
    Chapter 8 (96% in)
  • And Al swaggered a little because he was sorry.
    Chapter 18 (96% in)
  • Talking in the camps, and the deputies, fat-assed men with guns slung on fat hips, swaggering through the camps: Give 'cause somepin to think about.
    Chapter 19 (66% in)
  • Every little means, every violence, every raid on a Hooverville, every deputy swaggering through a ragged camp put off the day a little and cemented the inevitability of the day.
    Chapter 19 (94% in)

There are no more uses of "swagger" in The Grapes of Wrath.

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