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Her face was pressing against his chest.
Children were pressing their faces against the window.
They had to press themselves against the wall to let the horse pass.
Even with the phone pressed to his ear, he couldn’t hear what she was saying.
The minister pressed a bible into his hand.
He felt the enormous weight of the man pressing down on his back.
A wave of protesters pressed forward towards the building.
The crowd of fans began to press more closely around them.
She continued to press him on the reasons for his decision.
They had all been pressed into helping with the preparations for the party.
Managers are being pressed to ensure safety standards are met.
She gave no answer, so I didn’t press the point.
The young Duke of Normandy continued to press his claim to the English throne.
He was in Washington today to press the case for reforming tax laws.
The mayor’s office is expected to press home its opposition to the budget proposals.
This is the British English definition of press. View American English definition of press.