Definition of body press in 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

/ˈbädē pres/ /ˈbɑdi prɛs/