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Meaning of POSER

Pronunciation:  'powzur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a particularly difficult or baffling question or problem
  2. [n]  a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor; "the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos"
  3. [n]  a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not
 

POSER is a 5 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: model, poseur, sticker, stumper, toughie
 
 See Also: artist's model, assistant, dressmaker's model, exhibitionist, help, helper, photographer's model, poseuse, problem, show-off, sitter, supporter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pos"er\, n.
One who, or that which, puzzles; a difficult or inexplicable
question or fact. --Bacon.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affecter, attitudinarian, attitudinizer, baffling problem, blagueur, bluff, bluffer, brain twister, canter, canting hypocrite, charlatan, Chinese puzzle, crossword puzzle, crux, dilemma, dissembler, dissimulator, enigma, enigmatic question, fake, faker, floorer, formalist, fourflusher, fraud, Gordian knot, Holy Willie, humbug, hypocrite, impersonator, impostor, jigsaw puzzle, Joseph Surface, knot, knotty point, lip server, lip worshiper, malingerer, Mawworm, mind-boggler, mountebank, mystery, node, nodus, nonplus, nut to crack, oxymoron, paradox, Pecksniff, perplexed question, perplexity, Pharisee, phony, pietist, pious fraud, pons asinorum, poseur, posture maker, posturer, posturist, pretender, problem, puzzle, puzzlement, puzzler, quack, quacksalver, quackster, quandary, question, question mark, ranter, religionist, religious hypocrite, ringer, saltimbanco, sham, shammer, sixty-four dollar question, sniveler, snuffler, spiritual humbug, sticker, striker of poses, stumper, Tartuffe, teaser, tough proposition, vexed question, whited sepulcher, why
 

 

 

 

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