prez

noun

variants or Prez
plural prezes ˈpre-zəz How to pronounce prez (audio) or Prezes
slang
: president
… get to go to the White House this week to shake hands and schmooze with the PrezSteve Wulf
Fox's strategy was "smart," concedes NBC Entertainment prez Warren Littlefield …Entertainment Weekly

Examples of prez in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Enlisting politically inclined rappers like Common, Talib Kweli, Yasiin Bey, Black Thought of The Roots, David Banner, and dead prez, Black August raised funds for the legal defense of political prisoners and political awareness among rap fans. Timmhotep Aku, Rolling Stone, 23 Jan. 2024 The 44th prez also typically shares his favorite songs of the summer every year, with his seasonal jams of 2023 including Boygenius, Ice Spice, Luke Bryan, Nicki Minaj and Leonard Cohen. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 29 Dec. 2023 Every week idiots visiting Mar-a-Lago can find an awesome prez, bid on a really cool job, and exit thru the grift shop. Pat Myers, Washington Post, 29 Sep. 2022 This plate is copacetic, Hardin said, since Arkansans know the actual prez isn’t driving around our small, wonderful state. Frank Fellone, Arkansas Online, 14 May 2022 Isn’t this the same prez who was at the White House super-spreader last month, spotted not socially distancing or wearing a mask? Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, 10 Nov. 2020 It was suggested that Bohn nixed the deal because the USC prez told him he couldn’t hire Urban Meyer to coach football. Paul Daugherty, Cincinnati.com, 7 Nov. 2019 Let’s Get Free The debut album by dead prez, Let’s Get Free, is direct and confrontational. Mark Elibert, Billboard, 23 Feb. 2018 Bet this bully voted for prez Full Diaper- and failed civics class. Washington Post, 11 Jan. 2018

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Word History

Etymology

by shortening & alteration

First Known Use

1686, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prez was in 1686

Cite this Entry

“Prez.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prez. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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