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swagger
used in Henry IV, Part 2

14 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
  • Hang him, swaggering rascal! let him not come hither: it is the foul-mouthed'st rogue in England.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (18% in)
  • If he swagger, let him not come here: no, by my faith; I must live among my neighbours; I'll no swaggerers: I am in good name and fame with the very best: shut the door; there comes no swaggerers here: I have not lived all this while, to have swaggering now: shut the door, I pray you.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (19% in)
  • If he swagger, let him not come here: no, by my faith; I must live among my neighbours; I'll no swaggerers: I am in good name and fame with the very best: shut the door; there comes no swaggerers here: I have not lived all this while, to have swaggering now: shut the door, I pray you.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (20% in)
  • If he swagger, let him not come here: no, by my faith; I must live among my neighbours; I'll no swaggerers: I am in good name and fame with the very best: shut the door; there comes no swaggerers here: I have not lived all this while, to have swaggering now: shut the door, I pray you.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (20% in)
  • If he swagger, let him not come here: no, by my faith; I must live among my neighbours; I'll no swaggerers: I am in good name and fame with the very best: shut the door; there comes no swaggerers here: I have not lived all this while, to have swaggering now: shut the door, I pray you.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (20% in)
  • Pray ye, pacify yourself, Sir John: there comes no swaggerers here.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (21% in)
  • Tilly-fally, Sir John, ne'er tell me: your ancient swaggerer comes not in my doors.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (22% in)
  • ...before Master Tisick, the debuty, t'other day; and, as he said to me, 'twas no longer ago than Wednesday last, "I' good faith, neighbour Quickly," says he; Master Dumbe, our minister, was by then; "neighbour Quickly," says he, "receive those that are civil; for" said he "you are in an ill name:" now a' said so, I can tell whereupon; "for," says he, "you are an honest woman, and well thought on; therefore take heed what guests you receive: receive," says he, "no swaggering companions."
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (25% in)
  • There comes none here: you would bless you to hear what he said: no, I'll no swaggerers.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (25% in)
  • He's no swaggerer, hostess; a tame cheater, i' faith; you may stroke him as gently as a puppy greyhound: he'll not swagger with a Barbary hen, if her feathers turn back in any show of resistance.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (25% in)
  • He's no swaggerer, hostess; a tame cheater, i' faith; you may stroke him as gently as a puppy greyhound: he'll not swagger with a Barbary hen, if her feathers turn back in any show of resistance.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (26% in)
  • I will bar no honest man my house, nor no cheater: but I do not love swaggering, by my troth; I am the worse, when one says swagger: feel, masters, how I shake; look you, I warrant you.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (27% in)
  • I will bar no honest man my house, nor no cheater: but I do not love swaggering, by my troth; I am the worse, when one says swagger: feel, masters, how I shake; look you, I warrant you.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (27% in)
  • Do I? yea, in very truth, do I, an 'twere an aspen leaf: I cannot abide swaggerers.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (28% in)

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