un·​pressed ˌən-ˈprest How to pronounce unpressed (audio)
: not pressed
unpressed cheese
especially : not smoothed with a heated iron : not ironed
an unpressed suit

Examples of unpressed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Blackburn didn’t leave a single culture-war hot button unpressed. Timothy Noah, The New Republic, 25 Mar. 2022 The primary components of the four sculptures are the rumpled steel tubes, whose sandblasted, matte gray finish can remind you, in places, of a pair of unpressed trousers. Jason Farago, New York Times, 4 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1546, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unpressed was in 1546

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“Unpressed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpressed. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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