Meaning of poised
Pronunciation: (poizd), [key]
- (of a person) composed, dignified, and self-assured.
- being in balance or equilibrium: a balloon poised on the nose of a seal.
- teetering or wavering: to be poised on the brink of disaster.
- hovering or suspended in or as in midair: a bird poised in flight; a helicopter poised overhead.
- poised (Thesaurus)