a person employed to promote the interests of an individual, organization, etc., by obtaining favorable publicity through advertisements, mentions in columns, and the like.
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How to use press agent in a sentence
You would drink it, then “take a little nap and after that you feel wonderful,” according to a press agent.
By 1952 he could no longer afford a press agent and owed the IRS more than $100,000 in back taxes.A History of the Oscar Powerhouse ‘From Here to Eternity’ | Allen Barra | March 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She was married to a press agent and, supposedly, had an affair with Ethel Merman.
And when the last clue is exhausted, and my press-agent is the same, I come back to appear in a new play, a well-known actress.Seven Keys to Baldpate | Earl Derr Biggers
He had evidently been reading what the press agent had stuffed into the newspapers.
And suddenly she had met Josh Nebbins, press-agent for a local theater.The Salamander | Owen Johnson
From now on you're going to be my press-agent—I mean Doctor Gilman's press-agent.The Red Cross Girl | Richard Harding Davis
It was to be, in the expansive language of the press agent, "a cultured audience made up of the élite of the community."The Daughter of Anderson Crow | George Barr McCutcheon
British Dictionary definitions for press agent
a person employed to obtain favourable publicity, such as notices in newspapers, for an organization, actor, etc: Abbreviation: PA
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