Origin of prez
Related Words for prezhead, executive, supervisor, custodian, official, bureaucrat, chief, authority, commander, director, manager, officer, organizer, judge, superintendent, inspector, leader, dean, minister, controller
Examples from the Web for prez
Contemporary Examples of prez
In the final strip, Zonker says, "Just for fun, I thought I'd break the ol' fourth wall and call Wesleyan's prez."Doonesbury Mocks Wesleyan President
December 7, 2010
Durbin and Schakowsky may be even closer to the man who would be prez.Who You Calling Second City?
October 31, 2008
Historical Examples of prez
On this being refused, Prez went to Valencia and had himself incarcerated in the secret prison, where he was inaccessible.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 1
Henry Charles Lea
Prez Galds is so biassed that he distorts his characters from their natural evolution by making them voice his own ideas.Heroic Spain
Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
On the plateau, during this catastrophe, the right wing of Prez bore down upon Taylors position at the centre.The War With Mexico, Volume I (of 2)
Justin H. Smith
In May, 1582, Philip ordered an investigation into the different branches of administration, directed principally against Prez.
Suspicion fell on Prez, whose fellow-secretary and bitter enemy, Mateo Vzquez, reported the rumors to the king.
adjective younger (ˈjʌŋɡə) or youngest (ˈjʌŋɡɪst)
- having lived, existed, or been made or known for a relatively short timea young man; a young movement; a young country
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the young
- (of mountains) formed in the Alpine orogeny and still usually rugged in outline
- another term for youthful (def. 4)
Word Origin for young
"young animals collectively, offspring," late 15c., from young (adj.).
Old English geong "youthful, young," from Proto-Germanic *jungas (cf. Old Saxon and Old Frisian jung, Old Norse ungr, Middle Dutch jonc, Dutch jong, Old High German and German jung, Gothic juggs), from PIE *juwngkos, from PIE root *yeu- "vital force, youthful vigor" (cf. Sanskrit yuva "young," Latin juvenis "young," Lithuanian jaunas, Old Church Slavonic junu, Russian junyj "young," Old Irish oac, Welsh ieuanc "young").
From c.1830-1850, Young France, Young Italy, etc., were loosely applied to "republican agitators" in various monarchies; also, especially in Young England, Young America, used generally for "typical young person of the nation." For Young Turk, see Turk.