Definitions for posepoʊz

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  1. airs, pose(noun)

    affected manners intended to impress others

    "don't put on airs with me"

  2. pose(noun)

    a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

  3. affectation, mannerism, pose, affectedness(verb)

    a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display

  4. present, pose(verb)

    introduce

    "This poses an interesting question"

  5. model, pose, sit, posture(verb)

    assume a posture as for artistic purposes

    "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"

  6. pose, impersonate, personate(verb)

    pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions

    "She posed as the Czar's daughter"

  7. pose, posture(verb)

    behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others

    "Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!"; "She postured and made a total fool of herself"

  8. put, set, place, pose, position, lay(verb)

    put into a certain place or abstract location

    "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"

  9. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound(verb)

    be a mystery or bewildering to

    "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Pose(adj)

    standing still, with all the feet on the ground; -- said of the attitude of a lion, horse, or other beast

  2. Pose(noun)

    a cold in the head; catarrh

  3. Pose(verb)

    the attitude or position of a person; the position of the body or of any member of the body; especially, a position formally assumed for the sake of effect; an artificial position; as, the pose of an actor; the pose of an artist's model or of a statue

  4. Pose(verb)

    to place in an attitude or fixed position, for the sake of effect; to arrange the posture and drapery of (a person) in a studied manner; as, to pose a model for a picture; to pose a sitter for a portrait

  5. Pose(verb)

    to assume and maintain a studied attitude, with studied arrangement of drapery; to strike an attitude; to attitudinize; figuratively, to assume or affect a certain character; as, she poses as a prude

  6. Pose(verb)

    to interrogate; to question

  7. Pose(verb)

    to question with a view to puzzling; to embarrass by questioning or scrutiny; to bring to a stand

  8. Origin: [Shortened from appose, for oppose. See 2d Appose, Oppose.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pose' in Verbs Frequency: #580

Anagrams of pose »

  1. Opes

  2. Poes


Translations for pose

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • stellen, posieren, legen, PoseGerman
  • pose, posarSpanish
  • پزPersian
  • poseerataFinnish
  • pose, représenter, poser, mettre, constituerFrench
  • porreItalian
  • ポーズをつくる, ポーズ, 置くJapanese
  • pozaLatvian
  • poserenDutch
  • posere, anbringe, representere, stilleNorwegian
  • озадачивать, ставить, представить, позировать, класть, располагать, поза, задавать, представлять, положить, расположить, задать, озадачить, поставитьRussian
  • pose, poseraSwedish

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