press


press

noun

Definition of PRESS

1
a built-in space for storage behind a door <put the towels in the linen press>
Related Words ambry [chiefly British dialect], buttery [chiefly dialect], larder, spence [chiefly British dialect]; cloakroom, coatroom, garderobe, vestiary, wardrobe
2
a great number of persons or creatures massed together <he pushed his way through the press of people outside the courthouse>
3
a storage case typically having doors and shelves <originally designed as a press for clothes, it now serves to hide the bedroom TV>

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