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NOUN (2)

1. a proud stiff pompous gait;
[syn: strut, prance, swagger]

2. brace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal compression;


VERB (1)

1. to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others;
- Example: "He struts around like a rooster in a hen house"
[syn: tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, sashay, cock]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Strut \Strut\, v. t. To hold apart. Cf. Strut, n., 3. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Strut \Strut\, a. Protuberant. [Obs.] --Holland. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Strut \Strut\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Strutted; p. pr. & vb. n. Strutting.] [OE. struten, strouten, to swell; akin to G. strozen to be swelled, to be puffed up, to strut, Dan. strutte.] 1. To swell; to bulge out. [R.] [1913 Webster] The bellying canvas strutted with the gale. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To walk with a lofty, proud gait, and erect head; to walk with affected dignity. [1913 Webster] Does he not hold up his head, . . . and strut in his gait? --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Strut \Strut\, n. [For senses 2 & 3 cf. LG. strutt rigid.] 1. The act of strutting; a pompous step or walk. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) In general, any piece of a frame which resists thrust or pressure in the direction of its own length. See Brace, and Illust. of Frame, and Roof. [1913 Webster] 3. (Engin.) Any part of a machine or structure, of which the principal function is to hold things apart; a brace subjected to compressive stress; -- the opposite of stay, and tie. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

strut n 1: a proud stiff pompous gait [syn: strut, prance, swagger] 2: brace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal compression v 1: to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others; "He struts around like a rooster in a hen house" [syn: tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, sashay, cock]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

95 Moby Thesaurus words for "strut": amble, barge, bounce, bowl along, brave show, bundle, clump, drag, droop, flaunt, flounce, foot, footslog, gait, gallop, halt, hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hop, jog, jolt, jump, limp, lock step, lumber, lunge, lurch, mince, mincing steps, pace, paddle, parade, peacock, peacockery, peacockishness, peg, piaffe, piaffer, plod, prance, prink, promenade, rack, roll, sashay, saunter, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, shamble, shuffle, sidle, single-foot, skip, slink, slither, slog, slouch, slowness, stagger, stalk, stamp, step, stomp, straddle, straggle, stride, stroll, strolling gait, strutting, stump, swagger, swaggering, swank, swash, swashbuckle, swashbucklering, swashbucklery, swashbuckling, swing, tittup, toddle, totter, traipse, tread, trip, trot, trudge, velocity, waddle, walk, wamble, wiggle, wobble