pos·​able | \ ˈpō-zə-bəl How to pronounce posable (audio) \
variants: or poseable

Definition of posable

: capable of being posed in various positions Out of the seemingly innocent stuff of child's play—posable plastic women, cowboy figures, fake fish, and ventriloquists' dummies—Laurie Simmons creates wry, highly theatrical scenes, haunting for their melancholy evocations of a time that never was.— A. M. Homes This 15-inch poseable plush doll is sophisticated (but not grown), fashion-forward (but not tarty), and cute (but not pouty).Parenting

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1964, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jan 2020

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“Posable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/posable. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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