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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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vulgar Latin pausō, influenced by Latin pōnō.

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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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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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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  • Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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