Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “posture”

posture

noun [C or U] (POSITION OF BODY)    /ˈpɒs.tʃər/ US  /ˈpɑːs.tʃɚ/
C1 the way in which someone usually holds their shoulders, neck, and back, or a particular position in which someone stands, sits, etc.: She's got very good/bad posture. He always adopts/assumes (= moves into) the same posture for the cameras.Posture
(Definition of posture noun (POSITION OF BODY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of posture

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Posture, but you might be interested in these topics from the Movement and location topic area:

Definitions of “posture” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

crew

If you crew a boat, or crew for someone on their boat, you help to sail it.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More