Meaning of POISED in English

POISED

adjective

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Heather looked poised and relaxed as she made her way to the stage.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But what was totally unfamiliar was the athleticism and poised stage presence she had achieved in such a short time.

He followed her and Urquhart to where a coolly poised young woman stood by herself, holding but not drinking her madeira.

He was like a large, beautiful cat, poised and motionless, but prepared to leap.

Its poised , out-thrust head gave it the appearance of a cobra, a white cobra.

Jason Hemmings is poised to take over from Howell in goal next season.

Miss Hazelwood stepped up from behind her desk, slender and poised and gripping the tawse.

Now his fortunes are poised to turn full circle again.

She was poised , cheerful even.

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