Definition of press-button in English:

press-button

noun

  • 1Push-button.

  • 2A fastener for clothing, etc., similar to a press stud.

adjective

  • 1Operated by pressing a button.

  • 2Characterized by the use of press-buttons; technological; impersonal.

Origin

Late 19th century. From press + button. With sense A. 1 compare push-button.

Pronunciation

press-button

/ˈprɛsbʌtn/