swashbuckler

Part of speech: noun

A swaggering rufflan.

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Usage examples "swashbuckler":

  1. What, said I, become swashbuckler to Mumbo Jumbo up here! - "Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest", George Borrow.
  2. Yet he is no swashbuckler of the melodramatic stage. - "Studies in Literature", John Morley.
  3. This Boniface, a rather ambiguous personage, was a fine type of the swashbuckler and official of the Lower- Empire. - "Saint Augustin", Louis Bertrand.