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English definition of “poseur”

poseur

noun [C] uk   /ˈpəʊ.zər/ us    /ˈpoʊ.zɚ/ (also poser) disapproving
someone who pretends to be something they are not, or to have qualities that they do not have: You look like a real poseur in your fancy sports car!Kinds of menMen and women
(Definition of poseur from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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