Definition of publicity agent in US English:

publicity agent


  • another term for publicist (sense 1)
    • ‘You seem to mistake me for a publicity agent, a flak hired to follow you around and get you out of trouble.’
    • ‘Should journalists be serving as publicity agents for this sort of doggedly researched gossip?’
    • ‘These people often make fine actors, politicians, public speakers and publicity agents.’
    • ‘Tall and beautiful with a mane of golden hair, she was a publicity agent's dream.’
    • ‘Many executives hire their own publicity agents.’


publicity agent

/pəˈblisədē ˈājənt/