[poin-tee-hed-id] /ˈpɔɪn tiˌhɛd ɪd/
adjective, Slang: Usually Disparaging.
intellectual, especially in a self-important or impractical way.
[1968+; said to have been coined by Governor George Wallace of Alabama]
[pwah-rey; French pwa-re] /pwɑˈreɪ; French pwaˈrɛ/ noun 1. Paul [pawl] /pɔl/ (Show IPA), 1879–1944, French fashion designer.
[poizd] /pɔɪzd/ adjective 1. (of a person) composed, dignified, and self-assured. 2. being in balance or equilibrium: a balloon poised on the nose of a seal. 3. teetering or wavering: to be poised on the brink of disaster. 4. hovering or suspended in or as in midair: a bird poised in flight; a helicopter poised […]
[poiz] /pɔɪz/ noun 1. a state of balance or equilibrium, as from equality or equal distribution of weight; . 2. a dignified, self-confident manner or bearing; composure; self-possession: to show poise in company. 3. steadiness; stability: intellectual poise. 4. suspense or wavering, as between rest and motion or two phases of motion: the poise of […]
[poi-zer] /ˈpɔɪ zər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. Obsolete. 2 .