strut Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"strut" in British English

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strutverb [I]

uk   us   /strʌt/ (-tt-)
to ​walk in a ​proud way ​trying to ​lookimportant: The ​boys strutted aroundtrying to get the ​attention of a ​group of ​girls who were ​nearby.

strutnoun [C]

uk   us   /strʌt/
a ​strongrod, usually made from ​metal or ​wood, that ​helps to ​hold something such as a ​vehicle or ​building together
(Definition of strut from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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strutverb [I]

 us   /strʌt/ (-tt-)

strut verb [I] (WALK)

to ​walk with ​yourchestpushedforward and ​yourshoulders back to show you are ​proud: The ​boys strutted around like ​peacocks, ​showing off to some ​girlsnearby.

strutnoun [C]

 us   /strʌt/

strut noun [C] (SUPPORT)

a ​support for a ​structure such as an ​aircraftwing, ​roof, or ​bridge
(Definition of strut from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strut”
in Spanish pavonearse…
in Vietnamese đi khệnh khạng, vênh váo…
in Malaysian berjalan mendada…
in Thai เดินวางท่า…
in French se pavaner…
in German stolzieren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 趾高气扬地走,昂首阔步…
in Indonesian berjalan dengan pongah…
in Chinese (Traditional) 趾高氣揚地走,昂首闊步…
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