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Meaning of POSER

Pronunciation:  'powzur

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\Pos"er\, n.
One who, or that which, puzzles; a difficult or inexplicable
question or fact. --Bacon.

Thesaurus Terms
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