having a composed and self-assured manner.
"not every day you saw that poised, competent kid distressed"
synonymes : self-possessed, self-assured, composed, assured, self-controlled, cool-headed, calm, cool, cool, calm, and collected, at ease, tranquil, serene, unperturbed, unruffled
, impassive, nonchalant, confident, self-confident, dignified, equable
, suave, urbane, elegant; Plus
having a graceful and elegant bearing.
"she had learnt from the girls at the salon how to appear perfectly poised"