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a person who poses, as for a picture
Not to be confused with:
poseur – a person who tries to impress others by behaving affectedly
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1. One who poses.
2. A poseur.
A baffling question or problem.
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1. a person who poses
2. informal a person who likes to be seen in trendsetting clothes in fashionable bars, discos, etc
a baffling or insoluble question
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a person who poses.
a puzzling question or problem.
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|Noun||1.||poser - a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not|
show-off - someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
poseuse - a woman poseur
|2.||poser - 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"|
assistant, helper, help, supporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
dressmaker's model - someone who models dresses
photographer's model - a model who poses for photographers
|3.||poser - a particularly difficult or baffling question or problem|
problem - a question raised for consideration or solution; "our homework consisted of ten problems to solve"
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noun puzzle, problem, question, riddle, enigma, conundrum, teaser, tough one, vexed question, brain-teaser (informal), knotty point Here's a little poser for you.
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(= person) (pejorative) → poseur/euse m/f
(= problem) → colle f
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