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Definition of poise noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    poise

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//pɔɪz//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a calm and confident manner with control of your feelings or behavior His performance was full of maturity and poise. She seemed embarrassed for a moment but quickly recovered her poise.
  2. 2the ability to move or stand in an elegant way with good control of your body
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: poise

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