posedown

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of pose +‎ showdown

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Noun[edit]

posedown (plural posedowns)

  1. (bodybuilding) The final part of a competition in which two or more bodybuilders pose freestyle on stage side by side, rather than individually.
    • 1988, Steve Holman, "Christian Conquers Columbus", Ironman 47 (6): 28-34.
      The real reason for these subdued responses was the fact that the audience knew it would be a fight to the finish; they were saving their screams for the posedown festivities to come.