Übersetzung von “poise” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


noun [ no plural ] uk /pɔɪz/ us approving

calm confidence in a person’s way of behaving, or a quality of grace (= moving in an attractive way) and balance in the way a person holds or moves their body

porte, desenvoltura
He looked embarrassed for a moment, then quickly regained his poise.
Her confidence and poise show that she is a top model.

(Übersetzung von “poise” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /poiz/

to balance

equilibrar, balancear
He poised himself on the diving-board.
poised adjective

staying in a state of balance and stillness

The car was poised on the edge of the cliff.

having the body in a state of tension and readiness to act

listo, preparado
The cat was poised ready to pounce on the mouse.

(Übersetzung von “poise” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)