gutter press

Definition of gutter press

British

  1. :  newspapers that print shocking stories about the personal lives of people

Word by Word Definitions

gutterplay
  1. :  a trough along the eaves to catch and carry off rainwater

    :  a low area (as at the edge of a street) to carry off surface water (as to a sewer)

    :  a trough or groove to catch and direct something

  1. :  to cut or wear gutters in

    :  to provide with a gutter

    :  to flow in rivulets

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of the gutter

    :  marked by extreme vulgarity, cheapness, or indecency

pressplay
  1. :  a crowd or crowded condition :  throng

    :  a thronging or crowding forward or together

    :  an apparatus or machine by which a substance is cut or shaped, an impression of a body is taken, a material is compressed, pressure is applied to a body, liquid is expressed, or a cutting tool is fed into the work by pressure

  1. :  to act upon through steady pushing or thrusting force exerted in contact :  squeeze

    :  assail, harass

    :  afflict, oppress

  1. :  to force into service especially in an army or navy :  impress

    :  to take by authority especially for public use :  commandeer

    :  to take and force into any usually emergency service

  1. :  impressment into service especially in a navy

    :  a warrant for impressing recruits


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