What is another word for swashbuckler?

Pronunciation: [swˈɒʃbʌklə] (IPA)

Swashbuckler is a term typically used to describe a character who is skilled in sword fighting and has a bold, dashing, or heroic personality. There are several synonyms that can be used to describe someone with these traits, including swordsman, adventurer, hero, gallant, daredevil, roisterer, rogue, warrior, and champion. Other terms used to describe swashbucklers include dashing, debonair, and adventurous. These synonyms all convey a sense of bravery, courage, and a willingness to take risks. Whether used in literature, film, or popular culture, swashbucklers remain popular characters that continue to captivate audiences.

What are the hypernyms for Swashbuckler?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Swashbuckler

No doubt, newly come to life as he was, the cold hurt him more than me, and maybe the tide of those animal spirits which had in his former existence furnished him with a brute courage had not yet flowed full to his mind; still I questioned even in his heydey if there had ever been much more than the swashbuckler in him, which opinion, however, could only increase the anxiety his companionship was like to cause me by obliging me to understand that I must prepare myself for treachery, and on no account whatever to suppose for a moment that he was capable of the least degree of gratitude or was to be swerved from any design he might form by considerations of my claim upon him as his preserver.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell
He was no swashbuckler-this pallid youth with the thin lips, who concentrated all his attention on the cards, and had no word or jest for his neighbors.
"Prince Fortunatus"
William Black
He who, passing his life in camps, wished to think and to act like the philosopher, whose books are his principal society, would cause people to doubt his wisdom; and the thinker who should adopt publicly the methods of a swashbuckler would only inspire contempt.
"Common Sense Subtitle: How To Exercise It"
Yoritomo-Tashi

Famous quotes with Swashbuckler

  • Hearing him speak is so fun, reassuring I dare say. You can say all you like about Sihanouk: that he's an atrocious liar, a madman, a fraud, a swashbuckler, an international blot. You may think that, but you cannot deny how in this age in which the political arena seems to generate only dull, obtuse and boring characters with no imagination, he's a kind of miracle.
    Oriana Fallaci

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