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STRUT (strutted, strutting)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does strut mean? 

STRUT (noun)
  The noun STRUT has 2 senses:

1. a proud stiff pompous gait
2. brace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal compression

  Familiarity information: STRUT used as a noun is rare.


STRUT (verb)
  The verb STRUT has 1 sense:

1. to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

  Familiarity information: STRUT used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STRUT (noun)


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Meaning:

A proud stiff pompous gait

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

prance; strut; swagger

Hypernyms ("strut" is a kind of...):

gait (a person's manner of walking)


Sense 2strut [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Brace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal compression

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("strut" is a kind of...):

brace; bracing (a structural member used to stiffen a framework)


STRUT (verb)


Sense 1strut [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

To walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

swagger; strut; prance; tittup; sashay; ruffle; cock

Context example:

He struts around like a rooster in a hen house

Hypernyms (to "strut" is one way to...):

walk (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

The children strut to the playground


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