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

Definition of presser

1 : one that presses

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The best presser Michels ever had, and another man who played under him multiple times, in stints at Ajax, Barcelona and the Dutch national side., "Rinus Michels: The Dutch Master's All-Time Best XI," 14 Aug. 2019 Dorsey and Freddie Kitchens will conduct their training camp presser conference at about noon today. Mary Kay Cabot,, "Duke Johnson will report to Browns training camp today, a day after agent Drew Rosenhaus meets with GM," 24 July 2019 At the day-before presser for the Pre Classic, track stars praise Caster Semenya while acknowledging the gender issue is tricky., "Today’s Prefontaine Classic takes a one-year hiatus from Eugene: Oregon track & field rundown," 30 June 2019 The two leaders are set to have a signing ceremony at 1:40 p.m., followed by the Rose Garden presser at 2:15 p.m. CBS News, "Trump to hold news conference with Polish president — live updates," 12 June 2019 Meanwhile, oil futures continue to hold near-1% gains in Asian trading as risk assets across the region have risen solidly following the Fed statement and Powell’s presser, which sent the dollar lower.... Biman Mukherji, WSJ, "Robust China Demand Could Keep Oil Supported," 30 Jan. 2019 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

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First Known Use of presser

1503, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of presser was in 1503

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