Textual thesaurus for "pose"

(noun) affectation, affectedness, mannerism

a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display

(noun) airs

affected manners intended to impress others

don't put on airs with me

(verb) dumbfound, bewilder, baffle, beat, amaze, puzzle, mystify, nonplus, perplex, stick, stupefy, flummox, gravel, get, vex

be a mystery or bewildering to

This beats me!; Got me--I don't know the answer!; a vexing problem; This question really stuck me

(verb) impersonate, personate

pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions

She posed as the Czar's daughter

(verb) put, place, position, set, lay

put into a certain place or abstract location

Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

(verb) model, posture, sit

assume a posture as for artistic purposes

We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often

(verb) posture

behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others

Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!; She postured and made a total fool of herself

(verb) present


This poses an interesting question