Definition of peer pressure
- She started drinking in high school because of peer pressure.
: one that is of equal standing with another : equal
: a member of one of the five ranks (duke, marquess, earl, viscount, or baron) of the British peerage
: to look narrowly or curiously
: to come slightly into view : emerge partly
: rival, match
: the burden of physical or mental distress
: the constraint of circumstance : the weight of social or economic imposition
: the application of force to something by something else in direct contact with it : compression
: to apply pressure to
: to cook in a pressure cooker
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