Definitions of pressed

  1. compacted by ironing
  2. of Press

Usage examples for pressed

  1. His arm pressed her gently when he said his next words, " I hope you will dine with us to- day, Iris?" – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  2. Your own life, dear Andrew," added she, as he pressed his cheek to hers, " must always be precious to me." – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  3. Marion, however, gently pressed him back, but she allowed his head to rest upon her arm. – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  4. Then he pressed his lips together and went out. – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  5. Time pressed it promised to be a warm morning. – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  6. He pressed his hand to his head. – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  7. She pressed his arm again in silence, but for the same reason she looked toward the wall. – Her Weight in Gold by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. She pressed his hand and left. – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  9. Witichis was still silent and pressed both hands over his eyes. – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn
  10. " No, but really," she pressed – The Moon is Green by Fritz Reuter Leiber
  11. " Thank you, I have not dined yet, and- and I am very much pressed for time to- day, or nothing would have given me greater pleasure. – Mattie:--A Stray (Vol 3 of 3) by Frederick William Robinson
  12. The men pressed closer to listen. – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine
  13. After a minute, he pressed it again. – Out Like a Light by Gordon Randall Garrett
  14. Tom nodded to Frank, and the next jump key was pressed – Eight Keys to Eden by Mark Irvin Clifton
  15. It must be that or nothing, and time pressed – A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles Whistler
  16. Karl seized her hand and pressed it to his heart. – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas
  17. Was she pressed out through the wall? – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  18. He waited, then pressed again. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  19. Mrs. Slade pressed her hands tightly in both of hers; and then passed in with her to the room where the child lay. – Ten Nights in a Bar Room by T. S. Arthur
  20. I do not believe that it ought, at this time, to be pressed – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis