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Pose

Pose is an English word meaning "-" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of pose
- Pose n
- Affected manners intended to impress others; "don't put on airs with me" [syn: {airs}]
- A posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes
- A deliberate pretense or exaggerated display [syn: {affectation}, {mannerism}, {affectedness}] v
- Introduce; "This poses an interesting question" [syn: {present}]
- Assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often" [syn: {model}, {sit}, {posture}]
- Pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions; "She posed as the Czar's daughter" [syn: {impersonate}, {personate}]
- 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" [syn: {posture}]
- 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" [syn: {put}, {set}, {place}, {position}, {lay}]
- 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" [syn: {perplex}, {vex}, {stick}, {get}, {puzzle}, {mystify}, {baffle}, {beat}, {bewilder}, {flummox}, {stupefy}, {nonplus}, {gravel}, {amaze}, {dumbfound}]
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