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English definition of “swashbuckling”

swashbuckling

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈswɒʃˌbʌk.lɪŋ/ us    /ˈswɑːʃ-/
behaving in a brave and exciting way, especially like a fighter in the past: a swashbuckling hero/pirate The players displayed a swashbuckling confidence.Brave and courageous
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