Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not pressed.
  • Not enforced.

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  • adjective Not pressed

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of clothing) not smoothed with heat

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Examples

  • White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said, the man was wearing a suit that appeared unpressed, had a strange stare with a wonky eye, and his lower jaw appeared to be incorrectly hinged.

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  • He loved the life, the deep arctic winter, the silent wilderness, the unending snow-surface unpressed by the foot of any man.

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  • Into this upscale tableaux strode five Baluch men in soiled and unpressed shalwar kameezes, wearing turbans and to­pees, with stacks of papers under their arms, including the issue of The Herald with the cover story on Gwadar.

    Pakistan’s Fatal Shore

  • Today we started processing beets and turnips and Ignacio showed me how to make the house Tofu, which was like making ricotta cheese, theirs is unpressed (pressed by its own weight), firm, but delicate.

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  • Somehow, the most abstract moving image pushes buttons that paintings leave unpressed.

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  • Somehow, the most abstract moving image pushes buttons that paintings leave unpressed.

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  • White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said, the man was wearing a suit that appeared unpressed, had a strange stare with a wonky eye, and his lower jaw appeared to be incorrectly hinged.

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  • Into this upscale tableaux strode five Baluch men in soiled and unpressed shalwar kameezes, wearing turbans and to­pees, with stacks of papers under their arms, including the issue of The Herald with the cover story on Gwadar.

    Pakistan’s Fatal Shore

  • She used his computer to write two-page stories about women who killed themselves with blue pills because the shirts came back from the laundry unpressed and their husbands stayed out late with secretaries.

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  • We waited below for the freight elevator to get there, me and my keeper, a fat balding man in a soiled white shirt and unpressed black slacks, who looked like he worked at the Atlas Club Baths, pimping young runaway boys that he'd picked off the ho stroll by Penney's at Second and Union.

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