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Is there a term for the pose when a woman covers her breasts with her hands (like for a photoshoot or movie)?

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I think a term that is coined lately for the pose is handbra. (Also, hand bra or hand-bra.)

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Consider coy

(Especially with reference to a woman) making a pretense of shyness or modesty that is intended to be alluring: she treated him to a coy smile of invitation

You might also consider the adjective demure. It can mean

affectedly modest or prim; coy

It also can mean

Modest and reserved in manner or behavior.

Its application to a bashful nude would be a bit ironic.

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