Poser



[poh-zer] /ˈpoʊ zər/

noun
1.
a person who .
2.
a , especially a person who is trendy or fashionable in a superficial way.
[poh-zer] /ˈpoʊ zər/
noun
1.
a question or problem that is puzzling or confusing.
/ˈpəʊzə/
noun
1.
a person who poses
2.
(informal) a person who likes to be seen in trendsetting clothes in fashionable bars, discos, etc
/ˈpəʊzə/
noun
1.
a baffling or insoluble question
n.

“one who practices an affected attitude,” 1881, agent noun from pose (v.1); revived in teen-ager slang by 1983. Meaning “question that puzzles” is from 1793 from pose (v.2); earlier it meant “one who asks testing questions” (1580s).

noun

A person who pretends to have various desirable traits and tastes; poseur: My son also told me that there are also people called ”posers” who DRESS like ”bassers” but are, in fact, secretly ”preppies”

[1980s+ Teenagers; the revival of a term found by 1888]

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