poser

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poser (plural posers)

  1. (UK) A particularly difficult question or puzzle.
  2. Someone who, or something which, poses; a person who sets their body in a fixed position, such as for photography or painting.
  3. (pejorative, slang) A poseur; someone who affects some behaviour, style, attitude or other condition, often to impress or influence others

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin pausāre < Latin pausāre, present active infinitive of pausō, influenced in meaning by Latin pōnō. Compare Italian posare.

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poser

  1. (transitive) to stop carrying, to put down (something or somebody)
  2. (transitive) to ask (a question)
  3. (transitive) to land (a plane)
  4. (transitive) to lay, place
  5. (transitive) to install, fit

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Noun[edit]

poser m

  1. indefinite plural of pose

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vulgar Latin pausō, influenced by Latin pōnō.

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poser

  1. to put; to place
    • ses meins desus lui posa
  2. to suggest; to propose
  3. to rest; to recover; to recuperate

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  • This verb conjugates like other verbs ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ss, *-st are modified to s, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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