- percentile rank.
- public relations.
- Slang: Often Disparaging and Offensive. Puerto Rican.
- Puerto Rico (approved especially for use with zip code).
- Roman people.
Origin of P.R.1
- parliamentary report.
- press release.
- prize ring.
- proportional representation.
- public relations.Also p.r.
- Puerto Rico.
Related Words for prapplause, noise, attention, commercial, clout, propaganda, notoriety, hoopla, hype, distribution, fame, kudos, commendation, acclamation, praise, rave, recognition, encouragement, metaphor, overstatement
Examples from the Web for pr
Contemporary Examples of pr
It sounds like from the PR [public relations] perspective they are sticking to their guns.FBI Won’t Stop Blaming North Korea for Sony Hack -- Despite New Evidence
December 30, 2014
Despite virtually unlimited resources, Team Cosby has been losing the PR war.Team Cosby’s Mission Impossible
December 18, 2014
Uber responded to the PR nightmare by reversing the surge, refunding those affected, and doling out free rides.In Defense of Uber’s Awful Sydney Surge Pricing
December 16, 2014
What do you think these PR people, at least the good ones, are doing anyway?The Gospel According to Nick Denton—What Next For The Gawker Founder?
December 14, 2014
A person claiming to be a TRN employee published a release on PR Newswire under the pseudonym ‘Mary Donovan’.The Godfather of Right-Wing Radio
November 23, 2014
Historical Examples of pr
A man who seeks to be a 'religious' takes a Pr as a spiritual guide.The Faith of Islam
I could pity the Pr—, I mean the Chevalier himself, for having so many desperadoes about him.Waverley
Sir Walter Scott
Pr'aps sometime they'll be so short that there won't be any days at all, only nights.Nine Little Goslings
There is no pr—I mean, this is, utterly groundless, Miss Hawkins.The Gilded Age, Complete
Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner
When the letter is initial or represents a double nn or ll of Pr.
- plural prs pair
- (in prescriptions) per rectum
Word Origin for pr
- Puerto Rico
- proportional representation
- public relations
- Puerto Rico
also p.r.; 1942, abbreviation of public relations (see public).
- The symbol for the elementpraseodymium
- The symbol for praseodymium.
- A soft, malleable, silvery metallic element of the lanthanide series that develops a green tarnish in air. It is used to add a yellow tint to glass and ceramics and to make the glass used in welding goggles. Atomic number 59; atomic weight 140.908; melting point 935°C; boiling point 3,127°C; specific gravity 6.8; valence 3, 4. See Periodic Table.