press·​er | \ ˈpre-sər \

Definition of presser

1 : one that presses

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Shots stop falling, the defense looks a step slow, role players become scapegoats, LeBron becomes distant and hard to read, postgame pressers feature passive aggressive sniping, and every Cavs conversation becomes a First Take segment. Andrew Sharp,, "The Peaks and Valleys of LeBron James in Cleveland," 18 Apr. 2018 An Axios poll provided a big clue: 79 percent of Republicans supported Trump’s handling of the Putin presser. Howard Kurtz, Fox News, "Behind the Hostility: How Trump and the media descended to mutual disgust," 23 July 2018 In fact, the same day as the fawning Putin presser, the Trump administration brought a World Trade Organization suit alleging that the bulk of NATO allies are engaging in unfair trade practices against the United States. Zack Beauchamp, Vox, "The Trump-Putin meeting reveals how Trump is killing American power.," 16 July 2018 The Rob Lowe look-alike, Pelinka, started his presser by reading a passage from the same book James was seen reading during the 2018 Eastern Conference finals, The Alchemist by Paul Coelho. Alysha Tsuji, For The Win, "Lakers GM starts presser by reading from book LeBron read during playoffs," 11 July 2018 Linda Johnson, Johnson's mother, gave one last plea before the presser ended. John D. Harden, Houston Chronicle, "Family asks public for help in identifying man's killers," 19 Mar. 2018 This wouldn’t do anything to stop the hot-dogging at pressers featuring the president. William Mcgurn, WSJ, "The Jim Acosta Hour," 19 Nov. 2018 James had to stop the presser to talk with the reporter and ask his name after hearing the comment. Khadrice Rollins,, "Watch: LeBron James Shows Tons of Love After Reporter Talks About How Clutch He Is," 26 May 2018 James mentioned during his Game 4 postgame presser that his family is going to play a major factor in his free-agency decision. The Crossover Staff,, "Forecasting The King's Future: Which Team Best Suits LeBron James?," 13 June 2018

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First Known Use of presser

1503, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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excited commotion or publicity

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