Pressman Press"man, n. [See 2d {Press}.] One of a press gang, who aids in forcing men into the naval service; also, one forced into the service. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pressman — is a surname that refers to:;Persons *Edward R. Pressman (b. 1943), American film producer *Gabe Pressman (b. 1924), American television reporter *Kevin Pressman (b. 1967), English professional football player *Lawrence Pressman (b. 1939),… …   Wikipedia

  • Pressman — Press man, n.; pl. {Pressmen}. 1. One who manages, or attends to, a press, esp. a printing press. [1913 Webster] 2. One who presses clothes; as, a tailor s pressman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pressman — [pres′mən] n. pl. pressmen [pres′mən] 1. an operator of a printing press 2. Brit. a newsperson …   English World dictionary

  • Pressman — Edward R. Pressman (* 11. April 1943 in New York City, New York) ist ein US amerikanischer Filmproduzent. Nach dem Schulbesuch ging Edward R. Pressman zur Berkeley Universität und machte dort seinen Bachelor of Arts in Philosophie. Danach… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pressman — UK [ˈpresˌmæn] / US noun [countable] Word forms pressman : singular pressman plural pressmen UK [ˈpresˌmen] / US British old fashioned a journalist …   English dictionary

  • Pressman — Recorded as Priest, Preist, Prest, Prost, Pressman and Priestman, this ancient English surname, one of the first ever recorded, has a number of possible origins. As priests were unable to marry, the surname presumably could not belong to a member …   Surnames reference

  • pressman — [[t]pre̱smæn[/t]] pressmen N COUNT A pressman is a journalist, especially a man, who works for a newspaper or magazine. [BRIT, JOURNALISM] There were television crews and pressmen from all around the world. Syn: reporter, newspaperman (in AM, use …   English dictionary

  • pressman — noun Date: 1598 1. an operator of a press; especially the operator of a printing press 2. British newspaperman …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pressman — /pres meuhn/, n., pl. pressmen. 1. a person who operates or has charge of a printing press. 2. Brit. a writer or reporter for the press. [1590 1600; PRESS1 + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • pressman — noun a) someone who operates a printing press b) a journalist or newspaper reporter …   Wiktionary

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