press secretary

noun

Definition of press secretary

: a person officially in charge of press relations for a usually prominent public figure

Examples of press secretary in a Sentence

the White House press secretary
Recent Examples on the Web White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters last week that an announcement would be made soon on where doses would be distributed. Sabrina Siddiqui, WSJ, 1 June 2021 White House press secretary Jen Psaki has previously said that Biden supports states’ rights to legalize recreational marijuana. Washington Post, 28 May 2021 White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday declined to confirm the $6 trillion budget figure first reported by the New York Times and followed by the Washington Post. Maureen Groppe, USA TODAY, 28 May 2021 White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement Mr. Biden spoke with Capito about her plan and is expected to receive more details later Thursday. CBS News, 27 May 2021 White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Biden and Capito are expected to meet next week, while Congress is on a break. Lisa Mascaro And Jonathan Lemire, chicagotribune.com, 27 May 2021 Earlier this week, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said that strategic stability would be one of the issues that Biden discusses with Putin. Kylie Atwood And Paul Leblanc, CNN, 27 May 2021 White House press secretary Jen Psaki threw cold water on Wicker's proposal at a briefing Tuesday, specifically his vow not to touch the 2017 Trump tax cuts. Allison Pecorin, ABC News, 26 May 2021 White House press secretary Jen Psaki said that Sullivan brought up concerns about Belarus' actions in his talks with Patrushev. Matthew Lee, Star Tribune, 24 May 2021

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First Known Use of press secretary

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Press secretary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/press%20secretary. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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press secretary

noun

English Language Learners Definition of press secretary

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

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