peer pressure

noun

Definition of peer pressure

: a feeling that one must do the same things as other people of one's age and social group in order to be liked or respected by them She started drinking in high school because of peer pressure.

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“Peer pressure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peer%20pressure. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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