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  • noun Plural form of poseur.


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  • Ridiculing poseurs is hardly new, Alex admitted, but it is once more all the rage.

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  • Facing down the poseurs were a loose band of old school soul confederates determined to return R&B to its vintage, analog roots.

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  • Then this person says he rides a fixed-gear because he loves to ride his bike, and he wishes the "poseurs" would stay away.

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  • Or this from the Sydney Morning Herald in 2002: Palestinians arrest al-Qaeda 'poseurs'

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  • It may only be the obligation of not claiming to be more of a member of a group than you are (consider punk fury and disdain at "poseurs").

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  • They were devotees of learned music; "poseurs," others said, who pretended to admire works they did not understand at all.

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  • MEDELLIN, Colombia (CNN) -- This city's drug underworld is littered with "poseurs"

  • While true surfers or skateboarders may show some loyalty, part of Volcom's success is selling to those who want to act or feel a part of this lifestyle (called "poseurs", at least in my time). Home Page

  • If Zachriel were legion. committee collective pseudonym group of poseurs ultimate expression of internet group think hive legion commune of anti-IDists weird anti-TT cult five people collective tri-unity

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  • Not that Perry invented the paradigm, but he fits precisely into the well-crafted paper doll persona devised sometime around the era of Reagan's ascension when wonky button-down conservatives began their slow extinction in favor of a new breed of crazy-eyed ideological poseurs and performers.

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