press-agent
verb see press agent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • press agent — ➔ agent * * * press agent UK US noun [C] ► MARKETING a person whose job is to provide newspapers, television, etc. with information about a famous or important person or company: »The CEO s press agent wasn t happy with much of what the… …   Financial and business terms

  • press agent — press agents N COUNT: oft with poss A press agent is a person who is employed by a famous person to give information about that person to the press. The child actor s press agent says: He does not talk to the press on such matters …   English dictionary

  • press-agent — /presˈsadʒent, ingl. ˈprɛsˌeɪdʒənt/ [loc. ingl., propriamente «agente (agent) per la stampa (press)»] s. m. e f. inv. agente pubblicitario, addetto stampa …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • press-agent — press agent; press agent·ry; …   English syllables

  • press agent — ☆ press agent n. a person whose business is to get publicity in the news media for a person or organization press agentry n …   English World dictionary

  • press agent — /prɛs eidʒənt/, it. /prɛ s:ɛdʒent/ o /prɛs: adʒent/ locuz. ingl. (propr. agente per la stampa ), usata in ital. come s.m. e f. (prof.) [nell ambiente dello spettacolo e dello sport, chi, per conto di una personalità in vista o di un ente o… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • press agent — press .agent n someone whose job is to supply photographs or information about a particular actor, musician etc to newspapers, radio, or television …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • press agent — press ,agent noun count someone whose job is to give news and photographs of a particular person or organization to newspaper, television, or radio companies …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • press-agent — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: press agent transitive verb : to serve as press agent to : provide publicity for : publicize press agented him as a popular hero G.F.Milton …   Useful english dictionary

  • Press agent — A press agent is a professional publicist who acts on behalf of his or her client on all matters involving public relations. Press agents are typically employed by public personalities and organizations such as performers and businesses. A press… …   Wikipedia

  • press agent — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms press agent : singular press agent plural press agents someone whose job is to give news and photographs of a particular person or organization to newspaper, television, or radio companies …   English dictionary

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