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Definition of poser

poser

noun

  • a person who pretends to be a member of a group that they are not actually a member of; "wannabe". For example, by adopting the mode of dress, mannerisms, speech patterns, etc. of the group.
    Look at that poser.
    She is such a poser!
    John's not a punk - he's just a poser.
                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

    Citation from "100 A.D.", American Dad (TV), Season 6 Episode 1 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                        

                                                                    

    Citation from "Failure is Not a Factory-Installed Option", American Dad! (TV), Season 2 Episode 3 (2006) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Mar 02 2013. Submitted by Jenna from New York, NY, USA on Feb 19 1998.

  • specifically, a person who is not a skateboarder but pretends to be one.
    That poser can't skateboard.
    You are such a poser.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2011. Submitted by Jenna from New York, NY, USA on Feb 19 1998.

  • a person who is posing as a gang member.
    Amber is a poser.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2011. Submitted by andrew on Apr 23 1998.

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