poseur

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noun po·seur \pō-ˈzər, ˈpō-zər\

Definition of poseur

  1. :  a person who pretends to be what he or she is not :  an affected or insincere person

Origin and Etymology of poseur

French, literally, poser, from poser


First Known Use: 1869

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