July 14, 2021
Learner's Word of the Day
posture /ˈpɑːstʃɚ/ noun
posture
/ˈpɑːstʃɚ/
noun

plural postures

A rider sitting with good posture.
A rider sitting with good posture.
Learner's definition of POSTURE

1 : the way in which your body is positioned when you are sitting or standing

[count]

  • Human beings have an upright posture.

  • a rigid/stiff posture

[noncount]

  • He has good/bad/poor posture.

2 [count], formal : the attitude a person or group has toward a subject — usually singular

  • The country has taken an aggressive posture on immigration.

  • She took a neutral posture in the argument.

— postural /ˈpɑːstʃərəl/ adjective, always used before a noun, formal

  • poor postural habits

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