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noun as in poser

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The boxer with the moniker “Money” grasped that going a few rounds with this pugilistic poseur would deliver a Brinks truck of cash to his bank account.

On the other hand, those of us who bow before the pantheon of warriors such as Ali, Frazier, Holmes, and the late Marvin Hagler, find it appalling to see pugilistic poseurs snatching their immense payouts and attention.

We find Wilkes as a poseur on literature in one of these entertaining letters to “dearest Polly.”

It is an awful thing when a poseur ceases to pose, when an egoist becomes a human being.

Poet and poseur he was, the strangest combination ever seen in man.

The peculiar charm of these Letters is that they are so evidently private; there is nothing of the poseur about them.

And Whistler, he declared, was a "poseur" and the picture "a colossal piece of pyramidal impudence."


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to poseur, such as: hypocrite, imposter, mimic, and pretender.

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