Definition of Poseuse

1. Noun. A woman poseur.

Generic synonyms: Poser, Poseur



Definition of Poseuse

1. a female poseur [n -S] - See also: poseur

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poseuse

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

Literary usage of Poseuse

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1. Men, Women, and Minxes by Leonora Blanche Lang (1912)
"MEN, WOMEN, AND MINXES A poseuse OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY IF a soothsayer had suddenly informed Philippe Egalite, on his wedding-day that he would select, ..."

2. The Bookman (1910)
"The besetting idea of the Sociological poseuse is to inflict what she calls "an ... While the poseuse considers her mission as embracing all humanity, ..."

3. French and English idioms and proverbs: with critical and historical notes by Alphonse Mariette (1896)
"poseuse.—C'est une poseuse ! = She is a lump of affectation. Possédé.—Il se démène comme un possédé = He kicks about like a madman. se Posséder. ..."

4. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1914)
"Englishwoman again!" However, their fears were not realised. She came back to England and was soon her former English self, something of a poseuse perhaps, ..."

5. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1902)
"He accepted Mary Godwin as a sort of female seraph, and this essentially vulgar- souled, small minded, sentimental poseuse exploited him fifty times more ..."

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