English dictionary definition of:



  • a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
  • affected manners intended to impress others
  • a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes


  • be a mystery or bewildering to
  • pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions
  • put into a certain place or abstract location
  • assume a posture as for artistic purposes
  • behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
  • introduce

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Scrabble score for pose

Scrabble score = 6

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