poser

1
[ poh-zer ]
/ ˈpoʊ zər /

noun

a person who poses.
a poseur, especially a person who is trendy or fashionable in a superficial way.

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Origin of poser

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

Definition 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
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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
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