presh

n, adj
British
a vogue term of endearment based on 'precious' and used both straightfor-wardly and ironically in London parlyaree since the 1960s. 'Presh-bag' is an elabo-rated form often used teasingly to a loved one or acquaintance.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • presh — Appreciate. 1. Anything that one considers appreciated; e.g., I d like to presh is like saying I d like to enjoy. (Cig, beer, a comfy seat, etc.) 2. The act of appreciating something. E.g., Don t bother me, I m preshing. (Your girlfriend, a funny …   Dictionary of american slang

  • presh — प्रेष् …   Indonesian dictionary

  • abhi-prêsh — अभिप्रेष् …   Indonesian dictionary

  • anu-prêsh — अनुप्रेष् …   Indonesian dictionary

  • pari-prêsh — परिप्रेष् …   Indonesian dictionary

  • sam-prêsh — सम्प्रेष् …   Indonesian dictionary

  • upa-prêsh — उपप्रेष् …   Indonesian dictionary

  • preciosity — /presh ee os i tee/, n., pl. preciosities. fastidious or carefully affected refinement, as in language, style, or taste. [1350 1400; ME preciousite < MF preciosite < L pretiositas. See PRECIOUS, ITY] * * * ▪ literature French  Préciosité,  … …   Universalium

  • pressure-cook — /presh euhr kook /, v.t. to cook in a pressure cooker. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • pressure-treated — /presh euhr tree tid/, adj. (of wood) treated with a chemical or chemicals applied under pressure to reduce such problems as insect infestation, decay, and rotting. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

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