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

Definition of unposed

: not posed an unposed question an unposed photograph

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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, "Photographer Robert Frank, Who Exposed the Alienation and Heartbreak of America, Dies at 94," 10 Sep. 2019 The seventeen-year-old musician Billie Eilish has one of the bestselling records in the country right now, and an Instagram full of unposed photos in baggy clothing. Taylor Lorenz, The Atlantic, "Emma Chamberlain and the Rise of the Relatable YouTuber," 3 July 2019

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First Known Use of unposed

1892, in the meaning defined above

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