Meaning of swashbuckling in English:


Pronunciation /ˈswɒʃbʌklɪŋ/

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  • Engaging in daring and romantic adventures with bravado or flamboyance.

    ‘a crew of swashbuckling buccaneers’
    • ‘This is mock example.’
    daring, romantic, heroic, daredevil, swaggering, dashing, adventurous, rakish, bold, valiant, valorous, fearless, lionhearted, stout-hearted, dauntless, doughty, devil-may-care, gallant, chivalrous, dazzling, macho, ostentatious
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mass noun
  • Daring and romantic adventure.

    ‘the film is heavy on the swashbuckling and high-seas adventure’
    • ‘This is mock example.’


Mid 19th century back-formation from swashbuckler.