press agent

noun
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of press agent

:an agent employed to establish and maintain good public relations through publicity

press-agent

verb

press-agentry

play \ˈpres-ˈā-jən-trē\ noun

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PRESS AGENT Defined for English Language Learners

press agent

noun

Definition of press agent for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to give information about an important or famous person or organization to news reporters


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