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POSER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does poser mean? 

POSER (noun)
  The noun POSER has 3 senses:

1. a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not
2. a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor
3. a particularly difficult or baffling question or problem

  Familiarity information: POSER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


POSER (noun)


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Meaning:

A person who habitually pretends to be something he is not

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

poser; poseur

Hypernyms ("poser" is a kind of...):

exhibitionist; show-off (someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "poser"):

poseuse (a woman poseur)


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Meaning:

A person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

poser; model

Context example:

the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos

Hypernyms ("poser" is a kind of...):

assistant; help; helper; supporter (a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "poser"):

artist's model; sitter (a person who poses for a painter or sculptor)

dressmaker's model (someone who models dresses)

photographer's model (a model who poses for photographers)


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Meaning:

A particularly difficult or baffling question or problem

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

stumper; toughie; poser; sticker

Hypernyms ("poser" is a kind of...):

problem (a question raised for consideration or solution)


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