• (RP) IPA: /ˈpəʊzə(ɹ)/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpoʊzɚ/

poser (plural posers)

  1. (British) A particularly difficult question or puzzle.
  2. Someone who asks a question or sets a problem.
    Even as a child, she was a habitual poser of difficult questions.
  3. Someone who, or something which, poses; a person who sets their body in a fixed position, such as for photography or painting.
  4. (pejorative, slang) A poseur; someone who affects some behaviour, style, attitude or other condition, often to impress or influence others.
  • German: knifflige Frage, harte Nuss
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