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English definition of “strut”

strut

verb [I] uk   /strʌt/ (-tt-) us  
to walk in a proud way trying to look important: The boys strutted around trying to get the attention of a group of girls who were nearby.

strut

noun [C] uk   /strʌt/ us  
a strong rod, usually made from metal or wood, which helps to hold something such as a vehicle or building together
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