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po·seur

 (pō-zœr′, pō′zər)
n.
One who affects a particular attribute, attitude, or identity to impress or influence others.

[French, from poser, to pose, from Old French; see pose1.]

poseur

(pəʊˈzɜː)
n
a person who strikes an attitude or assumes a pose in order to impress others
[C19: from French, from poser to pose1]

po•seur

(poʊˈzɜr)

n.
a person who assumes or affects a character, manner, sentiment, etc., in order to impress others.
[1880–85; < French; see pose1, -eur]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poseur - a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not
show-off, exhibitionist - someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
poseuse - a woman poseur
Translations

poseur

[pəʊˈzɜːʳ] Npersona f afectada

poseur

[pəʊˈzɜːr] n (pejorative)poseur/euse m/f

poseur

[pəʊˈzɜːʳ] n (pej) → persona affettata
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When asked to show evidence, the priest poseur could not provide proof, the report said.
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A person is fake when pretentious or histrionic, a poseur or a pseud.
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Hes the kind of misanthropic poseur Burns would have lampooned with deadly accuracy.
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