Pose - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes
- a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display (syn: affectation, affectedness, mannerism)
- assume a posture as for artistic purposes (syn: model, posture, sit)
- pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions (syn: impersonate, personate)
- behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others (syn: posture)
- put into a certain place or abstract location (syn: lay, place, position, put, set)
- be a mystery or bewildering to (syn: amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex)
The photographs show the models in both clothed and nude poses.
Hold that pose. It will make a great photograph.
His disapproval of the war looks good to voters, but I bet it's just a pose.
The thief got into the house by posing as a television repairman.
The continuing increase in population numbers poses some awkward questions for the government.
This stand poses a threat to peace.
She knew religion was simply a pose with him.
Officials claim the chemical poses no real threat.
The events pose a challenge to the church's leadership.
Rising unemployment is posing serious problems for the administration.
We posed for photographs.
Ann struck a pose (=stood or sat in a particular position) and smiled for the camera.
Her confidence was merely a pose to hide her uncertainty.
This poses an interesting question
We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often
present participle: posing
past tense: posed
past participle: posed