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Confidence DisplayPlay
Use 'swagger' to describe someone showing off their confidence in an exaggerated manner. SlideThe boxer swaggered into the ring, ready for the fight.
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Negative ImplicationPlay
'Swagger' often implies arrogance which might not be well-received. SlideDespite his success, his swagger turned many colleagues against him.
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Informal UsagePlay
'Swagger' is informal and best suited for casual conversation or creative writing. SlideShe could not help but swagger after the applause she received.