press agent

noun

Definition of press agent

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

press–agent

verb

press–agentry

play \-ˈā-jən-trē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of press agent

1press


First Known Use: 1883


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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