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press agent

noun

Simple Definition of press agent

  • : a person whose job is to give information about an important or famous person or organization to news reporters

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of press agent

  1. :  an agent employed to establish and maintain good public relations through publicity

press–agent verb
press–agentry play \-ˈā-jən-trē\ noun

Origin of press agent

1press


First Known Use: 1883


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