- having, using, or withstanding a high or relatively high pressure
- having or indicating a high barometric pressure
- using or applying forcefully persuasive or insistent methods or arguments: high-pressure sales techniques
transitive verb high-pressured, high-pressuring
Informal to urge or persuade with such methods or arguments
See high-pressure in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb high-pres·sured
- Of or relating to pressures higher than normal, especially higher than atmospheric pressure.
a. Using aggressive, persistent persuasive tactics: a high-pressure salesperson.
b. Full of or imposing great stress or tension: a high-pressure job.
, high-pres·sures Informal
To attempt to sell (something) or persuade (someone) by using aggressive, persistent tactics.
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