poseur

[poh-zur; French paw-zœr]
noun, plural poseurs [poh-zurz; French paw-zœr] .
a person who attempts to impress others by assuming or affecting a manner, degree of elegance, sentiment, etc., other than his or her true one.

Origin:
1880–85; < French; see pose1, -eur

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poseur (pəʊˈzɜː)
 
n
a person who strikes an attitude or assumes a pose in order to impress others
 
[C19: from French, from poser to pose1]

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poseur
"one who practices affected attitudes," 1872, from Fr. poseur, from verb poser "affect an attitude or pose," from O.Fr. poser "to put or place" (see pose (v.1)). The word is Eng. poser in Fr. garb, and thus could itself be considered an affectation.
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