Engaging in daring and romantic adventures with bravado or flamboyance.
daring, romantic, heroic, daredevil, swaggering, dashing, adventurous, rakish, bold, valiant, valorous, fearless, lionhearted, stout-hearted, dauntless, doughty, devil-may-care, gallant, chivalrous, dazzling, macho, ostentatiousView synonyms
- ‘a crew of swashbuckling buccaneers’
Daring and romantic adventure.
- ‘the film is heavy on the swashbuckling and high-seas adventure’
Mid 19th century back-formation from swashbuckler.
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