Definition of peer pressure in English:

peer pressure

Syllabification: peer pres·sure


  • Influence from members of one’s peer group: his behavior was affected by drink and peer pressure
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    • At the age of twelve I was influenced by peer pressure and started to drink cider which is a popular drink among young people as it is cheap and strong.
    • Medical decisions should be made outside the influence of alcohol or peer pressure.
    • It has become common to find even girls in pubs because of peer pressure and the influence of TV and films.

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