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a person who tries to impress others by behaving affectedly
Not to be confused with:
poser – a person who poses, as for a picture
One who affects a particular attribute, attitude, or identity to impress or influence others.
[French, from poser, to pose, from Old French; see pose1.]
a person who strikes an attitude or assumes a pose in order to impress others
[C19: from French, from poser to pose1]
a person who assumes or affects a character, manner, sentiment, etc., in order to impress others.