Definition of peer pressure in English:

Share this entry

peer pressure

noun

Influence from members of one’s peer group: his behavior was affected by drink and peer pressure
More example sentences
  • 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.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: peer pres·sure

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.