Definitions for: Dresser


[n] furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
[n] a cabinet with shelves
[n] low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup
[n] a person who dresses in a particular way; "she's an elegant dresser"; "he's a meticulous dresser"
[n] a wardrobe assistant for an actor



Webster (1913) Definition: Dress"er, n.
1. One who dresses; one who put in order or makes ready for
use; one who on clothes or ornaments.

2. (Mining) A kind of pick for shaping large coal.

3. An assistant in a hospital, whose office it is to dress
wounds, sores, etc.

4. [F. dressoir. See Dress, v. t.]
(a) A table or bench on which meat and other things are
dressed, or prepared for use.
(b) A cupboard or set of shelves to receive dishes and
cooking utensils.

The pewter plates on the dresser Caught and
reflected the flame, as shields of armies the
sunshine. -- Longfellow.


Dress"er, n. [F. dressoir. See Dress, v. t.]
A piece of chamber furniture consisting of a chest of
drawers, or bureau, with a mirror. [U. S.]

Synonyms: actor's assistant, bureau, chest, chest of drawers, dressing table, toilet table, vanity

See Also: article of furniture, assistant, cabinet, chiffonier, commode, drawer, furniture, help, helper, highboy, human, individual, mortal, person, piece of furniture, shelf, somebody, someone, soul, supporter, table, tallboy

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