Definition of pressure point noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    pressure point

    BrE BrE//ˈpreʃə pɔɪnt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpreʃər pɔɪnt//
    jump to other results
  1. 1 a place on the surface of the body that is sensitive to pressure, for example where an artery can be pressed against a bone to stop the loss of blood
  2. 2a place or situation where there is likely to be trouble a new political pressure point
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pressure point