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strut

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstrutstrut1 /strʌt/ verb (strutted, strutting) [intransitive]  1 WALKto walk proudly with your head high and your chest pushed forwards, showing that you think you are importantstrut around/about/across etc I strutted around Chicago as if I were really somebody.2 strut your stuff→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
strutHe strutted across the stage like Mick Jagger.No matter how he strutted and screamed, the end result was more like watching performance art than hearing a concert.The hotel was full of rich people strutting around in fur coats and Rolex watches.Jackson strutted around on stage between songs.The rival male, meanwhile, strutted around the deserted lady partridge in ill-disguised triumph.Arjuna Ranatunga was a dictatorial leader, who strutted around the field with Napoleonic arrogance.Molassi pushed Rodomonte away and strutted forward.And by 1895, the city was ready to strut its stuff when it hosted the Cotton States International Exposition.One bird strutted pompously; another crawled into a corner to die.The dancers clapped and strutted, tossing their heads boldly like horses.strut around/about/across etcShe strutted around in the snow as if it belonged to her.They strutted around, sombre and authoritative, clearly in charge of the proceedings.The rival male, meanwhile, strutted around the deserted lady partridge in ill-disguised triumph.Arjuna Ranatunga was a dictatorial leader, who strutted around the field with Napoleonic arrogance.He strutted about the office on his flat feet and smiled too much.Anyway, the three friends strut around their complex baiting police, doing Robert De Niro impressions and generally causing trouble.He strutted about with the woman at his side, looking the picture of a freighter captain.
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strutstrut2 noun  1 [countable]TBTTA a long thin piece of metal or wood used to support a part of a building, the wing of an aircraft etc2 [singular]WALKPROUD a proud way of walking, with your head high and your chest pushed forwards
Examples from the Corpus
strutThe prototype antenna popped from its carrier like a jack-in-the-box, and its three 92-foot accordion struts inflated as planned.Each leg consisted of a primary strut with an inner and outer cylinder in a piston-like arrangement.They call it the strut now.The struts of the bridge whirred by, dripping.You had to go by their strut to distinguish between who should be approached and who avoided.
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Verb table
strut
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystrut
he, she, itstruts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystrutted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave strutted
he, she, ithas strutted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad strutted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill strut
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have strutted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam strutting
he, she, itis strutting
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you, we, theyare strutting
Past
I, he, she, itwas strutting
you, we, theywere strutting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been strutting
he, she, ithas been strutting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been strutting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be strutting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been strutting
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