un·​posed | \ ˌən-ˈpōzd How to pronounce unposed (audio) \

Definition of unposed

: not posed an unposed question an unposed photograph

Examples of unposed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As your wedding day progresses, even unposed shots look messy without a touch-up. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, 22 Oct. 2021 The palace said the casual, unposed photo was a favorite of the queen. Danica Kirka And Jill Lawless, chicagotribune.com, 17 Apr. 2021 So here, enjoy this totally candid and unposed image. Rebecca Norris, Country Living, 13 July 2020 Like Kim Kardashian‘s naked selfies or totally unplanned, unposed photos of stars looking hot while doing ordinary things, the thirst trap is, in some ways, our version of modern art. Andrea Wurzburger, PEOPLE.com, 7 Apr. 2020 In the wedding portrait, photographer Chris Allerton captured an unposed moment of Meghan and Harry following their fairy tale ceremony at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. Joelle Goldstein, PEOPLE.com, 28 Nov. 2019 In this unposed scene, 13 faces are fully or partially visible in the crowded tableau. Aamer Madhani, Twin Cities, 27 Oct. 2019 In this unposed scene, 13 faces are fully or partially visible in the crowded tableau. Washington Post, 27 Oct. 2019 In one of the most iconic images by the pioneering photographer Robert Frank, passengers peer out from a trolley in New Orleans, their expressions vivid and unposed. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, 10 Sep. 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'unposed.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of unposed

1892, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About unposed

Time Traveler for unposed

Time Traveler

The first known use of unposed was in 1892

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near unposed




See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for unposed

Last Updated

26 Oct 2021

Cite this Entry

“Unposed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unposed. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon


Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!