Strut – meaning of the word and examples

To walk with a vain, pompous bearing, as with head erect and chest thrown out, as if expecting to impress observers. (Dictionary.com)

To become turgid: Swell. (Merriam – Webster)

To walk with a proud gait. (Merriam – Webster)

To walk with a pompous and affected air. (Merriam – Webster)

To walk in a proud way trying to look important. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Someone who struts walks in a proud way, with their head held high and their chest out, as if they are very important. (Collins Dictionary)

strut is a piece of wood or metal which holds the weight of other pieces in a building or other structure. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

Gorilla with a human-like strut likes to keep his hands clean, zoo says.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/louis-gorilla-philadelphia-zoo-walks-upright/

Strut the Mutt. Dog walking. 

https://www.strutthemutt.com/

Get up, Fresh out Pimp Strut Walking. 

https://ratethelyrics.wordpress.com/tag/get-up-fresh-out-pimp-strut-walking/

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