Pressed Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

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Meaning

(Verb) Pressed is a Gen Z word used when a person is upset or angry with another person, an issue, or a situation.

Origin

The word “pressed” has been around since the early 2000s but was more used when social media took over. 

Demographic (Who Uses This Word)

Most teenagers and young adults on social media platforms use this word to express anger or irritability. It is also used to call out another person on social media.

Pressed Used in a Sentence

  • Example 1: I’m so pressed with how you acted earlier. It’s like you forgot what respect is.
  • Example 2: She was pressed with her husband, so she called him out on Facebook.

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