As a result of the French posturing, that enrichment probably will continue, at least for the moment.
Gibbs knows the people in the pressroom are posturing before they raise their hands.
But Sciortino cut her teeth in that world of excess irony, cynicism, and posturing.
Instead of posturing for his 2012 campaign, the president needs to offer some bold ideas for the budget—and so do Republicans.
Maybe both sides were just posturing before the inevitable deal-making began.
The ladies go through a series of posturing evolutions euphemistically called dances.
She began at once calling and posturing, clearly for our benefit.
And I enjoyed the scene, finding enough to view to make me indifferent to his posturing.
That fat, posturing toad lied to them and they still honor him.
Master Jackey having seen a "professor" of posturing, has a private performance of his own in the nursery.
c.1600, from French posture (16c.), from Italian postura "position, posture," from Latin positura "position, station," from postulus, past participle of ponere "put, place" (see position (n.)).
1620s, literal, from posture (n.). The figurative sense of "take up an artificial mental position" is attested from 1877. Related: Postured; posturing.
posture pos·ture (pŏs'chər)
A position of the body or of body parts.
A characteristic or prescribed way of bearing one's body; carriage.