In your opinion, what is a poser?

I hear that word thrown around loosely nowadays, referring to anyone from Avril Lavigne, to many different alternative bands, to people that shop at Hot Topic, etc. So I want to know your opinion, what is a poser? To me, a poser is someone that tries too hard to be a certain image, someone who tries too hard to... show more I hear that word thrown around loosely nowadays, referring to anyone from Avril Lavigne, to many different alternative bands, to people that shop at Hot Topic, etc. So I want to know your opinion, what is a poser?

To me, a poser is someone that tries too hard to be a certain image, someone who tries too hard to fit into a certain stereotype, thinking that this will make them cooler and more accepted.
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