peer pressure definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Pressure from one's peers to behave in a manner similar or acceptable to them.
peer pressure - Cultural Definition
The social influence a peer group exerts on its individual members, as each member attempts to conform to the expectations of the group. (See conformity.)