Definition of Poser

1. Noun. A person who habitually pretends to be something he is not.

Exact synonyms: Poseur
Generic synonyms: Exhibitionist, Show-off
Specialized synonyms: Poseuse
Derivative terms: Pose



2. Noun. A person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor. "The president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos"
Exact synonyms: Model
Specialized synonyms: Artist's Model, Sitter, Dressmaker's Model, Photographer's Model
Generic synonyms: Assistant, Help, Helper, Supporter
Derivative terms: Model, Pose

3. Noun. A particularly difficult or baffling question or problem.
Exact synonyms: Sticker, Stumper, Toughie
Generic synonyms: Problem
Derivative terms: Pose, Stump

Definition of Poser

1. n. One who, or that which, puzzles; a difficult or inexplicable question or fact.

Definition of Poser

1. Noun. (British) A particularly difficult question or puzzle. ¹

2. Noun. Someone who, or something which, poses; a person who sets their body in a fixed position, such as for photography or painting. ¹

3. Noun. (pejorative slang) A poseur; someone who affects some behaviour, style, attitude or other condition, often to impress or influence others ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Poser

1. one that poses [n -S] - See also: poses

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poser

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pos pron
posable
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posada
posadas
posaune
posaunes
pose
poseable
posed
posedness
posedown
posedowns
poser (current term)
posers
poses
poset
posets
poseur
poseurs
poseuse
poseuses
posey
posh
poshed
posher
poshes
poshest

Literary usage of Poser

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1. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"This I know, that seeking to be made deacon, or minister, by James, bishop of Bath and Wells, doctor Samuel Ward, then poser, and the bishop's chaplain, ..."

2. Famous Composers and Their Works by John Knowles Paine, Theodore Thomas, Karl Klauser (1891)
"From a photograph, In this house Auber lived for forty years, and it was here that he died in May, 1671, during the battle with the Paris Commune poser ..."

3. De L'intelligence by Hippolyte Taine (1900)
"Comment on peut poser le problème de l'existence. — Possibilité de la métaphysique. — Résumé sur la structure de l'intelligence. ..."

4. American Agriculturist (1848)
"A poser FOR LIEBIG.—It is well known by all who are familiar with the writings of Liebig, that he has stated as his opinion, that plants derive all their ..."

5. Shahmah in Pursuit of Freedom; Or, The Branded Hand by Frances Harriet Green (1858)
"Mr. Pennington—A poser from Mrs. Clement—Monumental History—Inherent Tendency to Civilization—August Origin of the Negro—Wisdom of Ethiopia—Teachers of ..."

6. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"To put again toge- -poser. ther ; to mix or mingle again ¡ to -FOUND, coalesce, unite again ; to quiet or calm again. Fr. Computer, re-compoter ..."

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