Dictionary.com

poser

1
[ poh-zer ]
/ ˈpoʊ zər /
Save This Word!

noun
a person who poses.
a poseur, especially a person who is trendy or fashionable in a superficial way.
QUIZ
GOOSES. GEESES. I WANT THIS QUIZ ON PLURAL NOUNS!
Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?

Origin of poser

1
First recorded in 1885–90; pose1 + -er1

Other definitions for poser (2 of 2)

poser2
[ poh-zer ]
/ ˈpoʊ zər /

noun
a question or problem that is puzzling or confusing.

Origin of poser

2
First recorded in 1580–90; pose2 + -er1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use poser in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for poser (1 of 2)

poser1
/ (ˈpəʊzə) /

noun
a person who poses
informal a person who likes to be seen in trendsetting clothes in fashionable bars, discos, etc

British Dictionary definitions for poser (2 of 2)

poser2
/ (ˈpəʊzə) /

noun
a baffling or insoluble question
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK