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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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

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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 30 Jan. 2023.

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