It is the poseur who is soft—soft at the very top, where Henry Ford is hard.
Poet and poseur he was, the strangest combination ever seen in man.
They were inclined to think he was somewhat of a poseur at first, but later they came to like him—all of them.
He may be named only to be cursed as wanton and mocker, poseur, trifler and vagrant.
He was not a poseur; he was merely sensitively conscious of himself and of life as an art.
He's not a bit like an actor; he's natural and not a bit of a poseur.
As to his personality, it seems to be that of the poseur—almost of the snob.
Even in "De Profundis" the poseur supplemented the artist, and the truth was not in him.
Mr. Bellton was at heart the poseur, but he was also the fighter.
Many consider Tolstoy a poseur, but he sincerely believes in himself.
"one who practices affected attitudes," 1866, from French poseur, from verb poser "affect an attitude or pose," from Old French poser "to put, place, set" (see pose (v.1)). The word is English poser in French garb, and thus could itself be considered an affectation.