pressure-cooker

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pressure-cooker (plural pressure-cookers)

  1. Alternative spelling of pressure cooker

Adjective[edit]

pressure-cooker (not comparable)

  1. (of a situation) characterized by intense pressure.
    • 2015 November 2, “Of babies and money”, in The Nanyang Chronicle, page 18:
      The constant pressure-cooker atmosphere in Singapore [...] already leaves us with barely enough time to engage in unstructured activities.