פוזה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely borrowed from Russian по́за (póza). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

פּוֹזָה (pózaf (plural indefinite פּוֹזוֹת‎, singular construct פּוֹזַת־‎)

  1. a pose
  2. (slang, chiefly plural) an insincere and hubristic pretense or affectation intended to impress others
    אל תעשה פוזות אם אתה לא מוכן גם באמת לעשות מה שאמרת שתעשה.‎‎
    al ta'asé pózot im atá lo mukhán gam be'emét la'asót ma she'amárta sheta'asé.
    Don't keep up a pretense if you're not ready to actually do what you said you would.