pressroom

noun

press·​room ˈpres-ˌrüm How to pronounce pressroom (audio)
-ˌru̇m
1
: a room in a printing plant containing the printing presses
2
: a room (as at the White House) for the use of members of the press

Examples of pressroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Who are the moderators for the first presidential debate between Trump and Biden? CNN’s Jake Tapper and Dana Bash will moderate the first presidential debate for 2024, according to CNN's pressroom. Elissa Robinson, Detroit Free Press, 27 June 2024 Inside the downtown pressroom, some of the men felt that way, too. Joe Timmerman, The Indianapolis Star, 13 Apr. 2024 Has Glazer made a statement since the speech? Jonathan Glazer hasn’t spoken publicly since winning the award, including skipping the backstage pressroom after his speech. Zoe Guy, Vulture, 5 Apr. 2024 Mitch Britton, 65, a South Side resident, started at the Tribune Tower pressroom in 1978 while studying air conditioning/heating repair at Kennedy-King Junior College. Vincent Alban, Chicago Tribune, 19 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for pressroom 

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Word History

First Known Use

1683, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of pressroom was in 1683

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“Pressroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pressroom. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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