posturing

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Noun[edit]

posturing (plural posturings)

  1. The assumption of an exaggerated pose or attitude.
    • 1990, Clyde de L. Ryals, A World of Possibilities: Romantic Irony in Victorian Literature
      With his "hatred of what was theatrical" (1:124) he is put off by the posturings and attitudinizings of the chief actors.
  2. The behaviour of some birds as a means of signalling etc.

Verb[edit]

posturing

  1. Present participle of posture.

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