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a person who tries to impress others by behaving affectedly
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poser – a person who poses, as for a picture
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One who affects a particular attribute, attitude, or identity to impress or influence others.
[French, from poser, to pose, from Old French; see pose1.]
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a person who strikes an attitude or assumes a pose in order to impress others
[C19: from French, from poser to pose1]
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a person who assumes or affects a character, manner, sentiment, etc., in order to impress others.
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|Noun||1.||poseur - 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
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poseur[pəʊˈzɜːr] n (pejorative) → poseur/euse m/f
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