verb (used with object), pos·tured, pos·tur·ing.
verb (used without object), pos·tured, pos·tur·ing.
Origin of posture
Synonyms for posture
Examples from the Web for posturing
Contemporary Examples of posturing
There was no acting, no posturing, as Ben delivered the news.Ben Bradlee Was the Last of the Newspaper Giants
October 22, 2014
But Sciortino cut her teeth in that world of excess irony, cynicism, and posturing.Is This Dildo-Licking, Dominatrix-Loving Vogue Blogger the New Face of Feminism?
May 22, 2014
So when Democrats decry money in politics are they really being serious, or are they just posturing?The Democrats’ Free-Speech Hypocrisy
May 19, 2014
Instead, this is all about election year posturing for both sides.Groundhog Day With Minimum Wage On Capitol Hill
April 30, 2014
In short, Jake Bugg should be a rather irritating character—a posturing rock brat, perhaps.Jake Bugg Isn’t the New Bob Dylan. He’s the Male Adele.
November 19, 2013
Historical Examples of posturing
There was an extraordinary force of suggestion in this posturing.The Secret Agent
Remember that while you're posturing in your little hour of glory on Athena and Earth.Space Prison
She began at once calling and posturing, clearly for our benefit.Little Brothers of the Air
Olive Thorne Miller
What a statue gallery of posturing friends we all have in our memory!The Poet at the Breakfast Table
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Music (it is called by that name) and posturing fill up the intervals.Due West
Maturin Murray Ballou
Word Origin for posture
c.1600, from French posture (16c.), from Italian postura "position, posture," from Latin positura "position, station," from postulus, past participle of ponere "put, place" (see position (n.)).
1620s, literal, from posture (n.). The figurative sense of "take up an artificial mental position" is attested from 1877. Related: Postured; posturing.