strut one's stuff
phrasal to display one's best work ; show off

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • strut one's stuff — phrasal slang : to display one s best work : show off * * * strut one s stuff (slang; orig US) 1. To dance 2. To show off one s talent (at a public activity, etc) 3. To show off generally • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • strut one’s stuff — tv. to walk proudly and show off one’s best features or talents. □ Get out there on that stage and strut your stuff! □ I’m going to strut my stuff and become a star …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Strut one's stuff — display one s skills, favourable attributes, etc., especially in an ostentatious manner …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • strut one's stuff — Australian Slang display one s skills, favourable attributes, etc., especially in an ostentatious manner …   English dialects glossary

  • strut one's stuff — informal dance or behave in a confident and expressive way. → strut …   English new terms dictionary

  • strut one's stuff — verb To behave, or to perform in a showy or ostentatious manner, especially in a way to impress others; to show off …   Wiktionary

  • strut — strut1 strutter, n. /strut/, v., strutted, strutting, n. v.i. 1. to walk with a vain, pompous bearing, as with head erect and chest thrown out, as if expecting to impress observers. v.t. 2. strut one s stuff, to dress, behave, perform, etc., one… …   Universalium

  • strut — {{11}}strut (n.) supporting brace, 1580s, perhaps from STRUT (Cf. strut) (v.), or a cognate word in O.N. or Low Ger. (Cf. Low Ger. strutt rigid ); ultimately from P.Gmc. *strutoz , from root *strut (see STRUT (Cf. strut) (v.)). {{12}}strut (v.)… …   Etymology dictionary

  • strut — I. /strʌt / (say strut) verb (i) (strutted, strutting) 1. to walk with a vain, pompous bearing, as with head erect and chest thrown out, as if expecting to impress observers. –noun 2. the act of strutting; a strutting walk or gait. –phrase 3.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • strut — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. swagger; stalk, peacock. See vanity, ostentation, travel. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. swagger, put on airs, stride proudly, walk with a strut; see also walk 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n. 1.… …   English dictionary for students

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