pressman

noun
press·​man | \ ˈpres-mən How to pronounce pressman (audio) , -ˌman\

Definition of pressman

1 : an operator of a press especially : the operator of a printing press
2 British : newspaperman

Keep scrolling for more

Examples of pressman in a Sentence

the only pressman who was invited to Downing Street for an interview with the Prime Minister

Recent Examples on the Web

Rushing to put out an extra edition, pressmen in Griffin, Ga., put three pages of the Evening News on the press upside down. Ron Grossman, Houston Chronicle, "IN THEIR OWN WORDS," 9 June 2019 Rushing to put out an extra edition, pressmen in Griffin, Ga., put three pages of the Evening News on the press upside down. Ron Grossman, Houston Chronicle, "IN THEIR OWN WORDS," 9 June 2019 Rushing to put out an extra edition, pressmen in Griffin, Ga., put three pages of the Evening News on the press upside down. Ron Grossman, Houston Chronicle, "IN THEIR OWN WORDS," 9 June 2019 Rushing to put out an extra edition, pressmen in Griffin, Ga., put three pages of the Evening News on the press upside down. Ron Grossman, Houston Chronicle, "IN THEIR OWN WORDS," 9 June 2019 Rushing to put out an extra edition, pressmen in Griffin, Ga., put three pages of the Evening News on the press upside down. Ron Grossman, Houston Chronicle, "IN THEIR OWN WORDS," 9 June 2019 Rushing to put out an extra edition, pressmen in Griffin, Ga., put three pages of the Evening News on the press upside down. Ron Grossman, Houston Chronicle, "IN THEIR OWN WORDS," 9 June 2019 Rushing to put out an extra edition, pressmen in Griffin, Ga., put three pages of the Evening News on the press upside down. Ron Grossman, Houston Chronicle, "IN THEIR OWN WORDS," 9 June 2019 Rushing to put out an extra edition, pressmen in Griffin, Ga., put three pages of the Evening News on the press upside down. Ron Grossman, Houston Chronicle, "IN THEIR OWN WORDS," 9 June 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'pressman.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of pressman

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about pressman

Statistics for pressman

Last Updated

19 Sep 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for pressman

The first known use of pressman was in 1598

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on pressman

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with pressman

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for pressman

Comments on pressman

What made you want to look up pressman? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

formidable, illustrious, or eminent

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!