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presser

[pres-er]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that presses or applies pressure.
  2. a person whose occupation is pressing or ironing clothes in a laundry or dry-cleaning establishment.
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Origin of presser

First recorded in 1535–45; press1 + -er1
Related formsun·der·press·er, noun
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Related Words for presser

pollute, defile, overwhelm, beset, assail, flock, worry, fill, crowd, pester, ravage, swarm, invade, teem, infect, plague, abound, press, penetrate, crawl

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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.

    Yekl

    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.