a person or thing that presses or applies pressure.
a person whose occupation is pressing or ironing clothes in a laundry or dry-cleaning establishment.

Origin of presser

First recorded in 1535–45; press1 + -er1
Related formsun·der·press·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of presser

  • This presser will save the hands from stains and other effects of the juices.

  • As to the presser, he is invariably a piece-worker, pure and simple.

  • "And I, for my part, don't see what wisdom there is to it," said the presser with a shrug.


    Abraham Cahan

  • Soon the little money we had was gone and to earn our bread he went to work in a tailor's factory as presser.

    Crimes of Charity

    Konrad Bercovici

  • Make the foot to bear squarely on the needle plate, and the feed square to the presser foot.