Strutted
Strut Strut, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Strutted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Strutting}.] [OE. struten, strouten, to swell; akin to G. strozen to be swelled, to be puffed up, to strut, Dan. strutte.] 1. To swell; to bulge out. [R.] [1913 Webster]

The bellying canvas strutted with the gale. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To walk with a lofty, proud gait, and erect head; to walk with affected dignity. [1913 Webster]

Does he not hold up his head, . . . and strut in his gait? --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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