Definition of Swashbuckling

1. Noun. Flamboyantly reckless and boastful behavior.




2. Adjective. Flamboyantly adventurous.
Exact synonyms: Swaggering
Similar to: Adventuresome, Adventurous

Definition of Swashbuckling

1. Adjective. Adventurous, exciting. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Swashbuckling

1. swashbuckle [v] - See also: swashbuckle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swashbuckling

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swartnesses
swarts
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swarve
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swash
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swashbuckler
swashbucklers
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swashbuckling (current term)
swashbucklingly
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swastica
swasticas
swastika
swastikas

Literary usage of Swashbuckling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"No More swashbuckling Phe has always been an unpleasant, disturbing neighbor to us. She got thoroughly on the nerves of Europe, and there was no peace near ..."

2. Longman's Magazineby Charles James Longman by Charles James Longman (1900)
"Impulsive Irishmen, and It treats of swashbuckling times. The novel shows, indeed, the swashbuckling romance at Its very best. ..."

3. Longman's Magazineby Charles James Longman by Charles James Longman (1902)
"The novel shows, Indeed, the swashbuckling romance at ite very best.' YEOMAN FLEETWOOD: A TALE OF THE REGENCY. By ME FRANCIS (Mrs. Francis ..."

4. The Compleat Angler: Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation by Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton, John Buchan (1901)
"... a Lovelace, a Claverhouse, and a Montrose, he seems a trifle out of place in an atmosphere of pious „ " Cotton comes like a swashbuckling and COTTON. ..."

5. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1912)
"In both of these plays, the central figure is a swashbuckling sea captain ashore, the victim of every pretty face and the hero of a string of questionable ..."

6. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1909)
"... written in the same ejaculatory, swashbuckling style and replete with similar ribald stories, nevertheless, the attribution of it to Lyly does not find ..."

7. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"No More swashbuckling Phe has always been an unpleasant, disturbing neighbor to us. She got thoroughly on the nerves of Europe, and there was no peace near ..."

8. Longman's Magazineby Charles James Longman by Charles James Longman (1900)
"Impulsive Irishmen, and It treats of swashbuckling times. The novel shows, indeed, the swashbuckling romance at Its very best. ..."

9. Longman's Magazineby Charles James Longman by Charles James Longman (1902)
"The novel shows, Indeed, the swashbuckling romance at ite very best.' YEOMAN FLEETWOOD: A TALE OF THE REGENCY. By ME FRANCIS (Mrs. Francis ..."

10. The Compleat Angler: Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation by Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton, John Buchan (1901)
"... a Lovelace, a Claverhouse, and a Montrose, he seems a trifle out of place in an atmosphere of pious „ " Cotton comes like a swashbuckling and COTTON. ..."

11. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1912)
"In both of these plays, the central figure is a swashbuckling sea captain ashore, the victim of every pretty face and the hero of a string of questionable ..."

12. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1909)
"... written in the same ejaculatory, swashbuckling style and replete with similar ribald stories, nevertheless, the attribution of it to Lyly does not find ..."

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