Definition of press agent in English:

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press agent

Pronunciation: /ˈpres ˌājənt/


A person employed to organize advertising and publicity in the press on behalf of an organization or well-known person.
Example sentences
  • He was a press agent so I wanted to be a press agent.
  • But the promoters happened to have the boxing press agent of all time selling the fight.
  • Answered his press agent: ‘Mr. Edward does not respond to criticism.’

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Syllabification: press a·gent

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