\ ˈprez How to pronounce prez (audio) \
variants: or Prez
plural prezes\ ˈpre-​zəz How to pronounce prezes (audio) \ or Prezes

Definition of prez

: president … get to go to the White House this week to shake hands and schmooze with the Prez— Steve Wulf Fox's strategy was "smart," concedes NBC Entertainment prez Warren Littlefield …Entertainment Weekly

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Let’s Get Free The debut album by dead prez, Let’s Get Free, is direct and confrontational. Mark Elibert, Billboard, "6 Rap Albums That Exude Black Pride: Critic's Picks," 23 Feb. 2018 Bet this bully voted for prez Full Diaper- and failed civics class. Washington Post, "An airline employee ordered passengers to delete their cellphone videos of a dispute or face police," 11 Jan. 2018 While former allies sprint to the exits and embrace a trillion-dollar renewable energy industry, our prez shows his backside and bets on a dying fossil fuel industry. Anchorage Daily News, "Readers write: Letter to the editor, January 8, 2018," 8 Jan. 2018 Kasich dominates in New Hampshire prez poll: Fifty-two percent of likely New Hampshire Republican voters would pick Ohio Gov. John Kasich for president if the 2020 primary were held today, according to a new poll. Jeremy Pelzer,, "John Kasich leads Donald Trump in New Hampshire GOP poll: Ohio Politics Roundup," 9 Aug. 2017 There is, however, a sliver of good news that our deal-maker prez has failed to highlight. Ana Veciana-suarez, miamiherald, "A wife can be a valuable asset, Mr. President," 17 July 2017 The sport jumped the pond in 1950 when the Liberal Jaycee prez challenged folks in Olney to an international race. Sol Neelman, WIRED, "Small Town Flips for Centuries-Old Sport of Pancake Racing," 21 Feb. 2012 Not that the prez is the Prez (Lester Young’s nickname) … far from it, but Bill did learn how to operate a tenor saxophone. John Densmore,, "Exclusive: Doors drummer John Densmore on 'Chasing Trane' and the price musicians pay chasing their art," 29 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of prez

1686, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prez

by shortening & alteration

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The first known use of prez was in 1686

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to move with exaggerated bouncy motions

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