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poser

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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pos·er 1

 (pō′zər)
n.
1. One who poses.
2. A poseur.

pos·er 2

 (pō′zər)
n.
A baffling question or problem.
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poser

(ˈpəʊzə)
n
1. a person who poses
2. informal a person who likes to be seen in trendsetting clothes in fashionable bars, discos, etc

poser

(ˈpəʊzə)
n
a baffling or insoluble question
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pos•er1

(ˈpoʊ zər)

n.
a person who poses.
[1885–90]

pos•er2

(ˈpoʊ zər)

n.
a puzzling question or problem.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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 sculptorposer - 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"
artist's model, sitter - a person who poses for a painter or sculptor
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 problemposer - 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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poser

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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Translations

poser

[ˈpəʊzəʳ] N
1. (= problem) → problema m or pregunta f difícil
2. (= person) = poseur
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poser

[ˈpəʊzər] n
(= person) (pejorative)poseur/euse m/f
(= problem) → colle f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

poser

n
(= person)Angeber(in) m(f)
(inf: = difficult problem or question) → harte Nuss (inf)
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poser

[ˈpəʊzəʳ] (fam) n (problem) → domanda difficile (pej) (person) → posatore/trice
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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He should understand our condition instead of looking down on us, said Posa, who suffered spinal cord injuries in a car accident in 1986.
The POSA Cops4Kids program is inspired by and dedicated to the memory of Isabella deBethencourt, the infant daughter of Heather and police trainer Michael deBethencourt, who died from cancer at 11 months of age in May of 2003.
The principal thesis of this excellently produced, clearly written, and well-organized book is that both Posa's 'republikanische Tugend' and the critique presented in the Briefe uber Don Carlos owe more than has been recognized hitherto to Schiller's contact with the Illuminatist Order, which seems to have hovered around, and indeed more than once directly approached him from his schooldays onwards, and whose presence can still be felt in the sequel to the Briefe, the Asthetische Erziehung des Menschen.
Ambassador of Hungary to BiH, Christian Posa, said that, as of this year, the embassy of his country is the NATO contact point for BiH, and that their primary task is NATO's promotion in BiH.
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But some intensive homework on their opponents and a professional attitude were the pillars on which Auckland based their first victory in the Fifa Club World Cup, said coach Paul Posa.
They include Emily Posa (Rosario Dawson), a single woman with a serious heart condition, blind pianist Ezra Turner (Woody Harrelson) and abused Hispanic wife Connie Tepos (Elpidia Carrillo).
The beneficiary this year is the Cops4Kids pistol match program (www.posacops4kids.com) organized by the Police Officers Safety Association (POSA) (www.posai.org) which will raffle off the package from October 1 through December 29, 2006.
With classy fly half Anthony Posa, an ex-Junior All Black and current Croatian international, pulling the strings, not even the 12th-minute sin-binning of flanker Martin Shaw could disrupt their domination.