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Definition of "press-agent" []

  • A man employed to attend to newspaper advertising, and supply editors with news of changes of program, cast, etc. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "press-agent" in a sentence
  • "A little pamphlet given away by an American tourist agency and evidently written by an accomplished press-agent gave me the desired information:"
  • "The conservative sister just got a job as a press-agent for a republican senator and his whole office thinks that she got her job because they slept together."
  • "The thing to do is to be practical and up-to-date, and hire a real paid press-agent for the"