pressure cooker noun
: a special pot that is used to cook food quickly by using the pressure of steam
: a situation or place that causes you to feel a lot of stress or pressure
: an airtight utensil for quick cooking or preserving of foods by means of high-temperature steam under pressure
: a situation or environment that is fraught with emotional or social pressures
— pressure–cook verb
Examples of PRESSURE COOKER
- The new boss has turned the office into a pressure cooker.
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