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posey

[ poh-zee ]
/ ˈpoʊ zi /
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adjective Informal.

characteristic of or being a poser, especially in being trendy or fashionable in a superficial way.

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Sometimes pos·er·ish [poh-zer-ish] /ˈpoʊ zər ɪʃ/ .

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH posey

poesy, posey , posy
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posey

poserish (ˈpəʊzərɪʃ)

/ (ˈpəʊzɪ) /

adjective

informal (of a place) for, characteristic of, or full of posers; affectedly trendy
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