press·​er | \ ˈpre-sər How to pronounce presser (audio) \

Definition of presser

1 : one that presses

Examples of presser in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hamilton County in general, and Cincinnati in particular, were called out during Thursday's presser because of a surge in COVID-19 cases, especially among young adults. Amber Hunt, The Enquirer, "Masks, somehow, have become a point of contention for some," 27 June 2020 But his Hall of Fame trajectory took a turn following his suspension in 2013, a penalty that made his 2012 presser look like a disaster. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Here are 7 Wisconsin sports stories that we want told from a documentary point of view," 14 May 2020 Share this - Sara Afzal 7h ago / 12:46 PM PDT Florida governor wears one glove during his presserFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis appears to have only worn one glove during a press briefing on Wednesday afternoon. NBC News, "Planned Parenthood asks federal judge to let abortions continue in Texas," 8 Apr. 2020 Given people's growing frustrations, the longer these pressers go on, the more likely folks will either get more upset with DeWine and state medical Director Amy Acton or start tuning out altogether (and then what's the point?). Cincinnati Enquirer, "PX column: It was a rare rough week for Mike DeWine. Maybe it's time Amy Acton take on a behind-the-scenes role to quell frustration," 2 May 2020 During a Friday presser, President Trump declared a national emergency in order to prevent the spread of the virus. Erik Hayden, The Hollywood Reporter, "AMC, Regal to Cut Seating Capacity by Half in All U.S. Movie Theaters," 13 Mar. 2020 Yesterday, PBS’s Yamiche Alcindor, one of the many pundits masquerading as a dispassionate journalist, was chided by Trump during his presser. David Harsanyi, National Review, "Mike Lindell, Not Yamiche Alcindor, Is the Hero," 31 Mar. 2020 Woods counts Mike Tomlin as his biggest mentor -- At his presser, Woods praised the Steelers head coach and talked at length about coaching Myles Garrett. cleveland, "What can the Browns learn from Greg Robinson that helps at the NFL combine? This Week in the Cleveland Browns," 23 Feb. 2020 Leach takes Starkville by storm in his first Mississippi State presser. oregonlive, "More on the polarizing Mike Leach; why is college football attendance declining? Issues & Answers," 11 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of presser

1503, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Presser.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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