Definitions for pose

Definitions for (noun) pose

Main entry: pose, affectation, affectedness, mannerism

Definition: a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display

Main entry: airs, pose

Definition: affected manners intended to impress others

Usage: don't put on airs with me

Main entry: pose

Definition: a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

Definitions for (verb) pose

Main entry: dumbfound, bewilder, baffle, beat, amaze, puzzle, pose, mystify, nonplus, perplex, stick, stupefy, flummox, gravel, get, vex

Definition: be a mystery or bewildering to

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

Main entry: impersonate, personate, pose

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

Usage: She posed as the Czar's daughter

Main entry: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

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

Main entry: model, pose, posture, sit

Definition: assume a posture as for artistic purposes

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

Main entry: pose, posture

Definition: behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others

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

Main entry: pose, present

Definition: introduce

Usage: This poses an interesting question

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