poseur n : a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not [syn: poser]
- One who affects some behaviour, style, attitude or other condition,
often to impress or
- He pretends draping things in miles of cloth is art, and that
he’s an artist, but it’s always the same gimmick with different
details, and he’s just a poseur.
- She only dresses like that because she thinks she is getting the boys' attention; she doesn’t even like the clothes. She’s such a poseur.
- He pretends draping things in miles of cloth is art, and that he’s an artist, but it’s always the same gimmick with different details, and he’s just a poseur.
ape, attitudinarian, attitudinizer, blagueur, bluff, bluffer, charlatan, conformist, copier, copycat, copyist, counterfeiter, cuckoo, dissembler, dissimulator, echo, echoer, echoist, exhibitionist, fake, faker, forger, fourflusher, fraud, humbug, hypocrite, imitator, impersonator, impostor, malingerer, masquerader, mime, mimer, mimic, mimicker, mocker, mockingbird, monkey, mountebank, parrot, phony, plagiarist, poll-parrot, polly, polly-parrot, poser, posture maker, posturer, posturist, pretender, quack, quacksalver, quackster, ringer, saltimbanco, sham, shammer, sheep, show-off, simulator, striker of poses