Definition of Poseur

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

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



Definition of Poseur

1. n. masc. A person who poses or attitudizes, esp. mentally.

Definition of Poseur

1. Noun. One who affects some behaviour, style, attitude or other condition, often to impress or influence others. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Poseur

1. an affected or insincere person [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poseur

posada
posadas
posaune
posaunes
pose
poseable
posed
posedness
posedown
posedowns
poser
posers
poses
poset
posets
poseur (current term)
poseurs
poseuse
poseuses
posey
posh
poshed
posher
poshes
poshest
poshing
poshly
poshness
poshnesses
posho

Literary usage of Poseur

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1. Paris in Shadow by Lee Holt (1920)
"I trust I am no poseur: merely a plain man writing everyday happenings in time of War. October 20. Even an old bachelor has his worries. ..."

2. Thirteen Years of a Busy Woman's Life by Alec-Tweedie (Ethel) (1912)
"... or passed his fingers through them in a manner all his own, and appeared not only a poseur in art, but a poseur in literature, and a poseur among men. ..."

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