Search Result:pose

KK Pronunciation

〔 poz 〕


〔 pouz 〕

Overview of noun pose

The noun pose has 3 senses

  • airs, pose -- (affected manners intended to impress others; "don't put on airs with me")

  • pose -- (a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes)

  • affectation, mannerism, pose, affectedness -- (a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display)

Overview of verb pose

The verb pose has 6 senses

  • present, pose -- (introduce; "This poses an interesting question")

  • model, pose, sit, posture -- (assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often")

  • pose, impersonate, personate -- (pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions; "She posed as the Czar's daughter")

  • pose, posture -- (behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others; "Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!"; "She postured and made a total fool of herself")

  • put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

  • perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound -- (be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me")