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Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: poser; POSE1

poser

noun
     
pos‧er [countable] informal
1 British English also po‧seur someone who pretends to have a quality or social position they do not really have, usually in order to make people notice or admire them:
You meet a lot of posers in this job.
2 a difficult question:
That's a real poser.

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