Definition of body press in US English:

body press


  • A move in which a wrestler uses their body weight to pin an opponent to the floor.

    • ‘His finisher, the body press, has come to be known as ‘the Thesz Press’ and is still used by many wrestlers today, including Steve Austin.’
    • ‘After that, the goalmouth incidents proved as elusive as the male streaker who, after shaking hands with a bemused Lauren, gave the stewards the runaround before being taken out with a full body press.’


body press

/ˈbɑdi prɛs/