Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of DRAWER

Pronunciation:  dror

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out
  2. [n]  an artist skilled at drawing
  3. [n]  the person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else

DRAWER is a 6 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: draftsman
 See Also: artist, buffet, bureau, cartoonist, chest, chest of drawers, chiffonier, commode, container, counter, creative person, desk, dresser, lock, money dealer, money handler, pavement artist, sideboard, sketcher, storage space



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Draw"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, draws; as:
   (a) One who draws liquor for guests; a waiter in a
       taproom. --Shak.
   (b) One who delineates or depicts; a draughtsman; as, a
       good drawer.
   (c) (Law) One who draws a bill of exchange or order for
       payment; -- the correlative of drawee.

2. That which is drawn; as:
   (a) A sliding box or receptacle in a case, which is opened
       by pulling or drawing out, and closed by pushing in.
   (b) pl. An under-garment worn on the lower limbs.

{Chest of drawers}. See under {Chest}.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: architectural draftsman, archives, armory, arsenal, attic, bank, basement, bay, bin, bonded warehouse, bookcase, box, bunker, buttery, cargo dock, caricaturist, cartoonist, cellar, chest, closet, conservatory, crate, crayonist, crib, cupboard, delineator, depository, depot, dock, draftsman, dump, exchequer, glory hole, godown, hold, hutch, library, locker, lumber room, lumberyard, magasin, magazine, pastelist, rack, repertory, repository, reservoir, rick, shelf, stack, stack room, stock room, storage, store, storehouse, storeroom, supply base, supply depot, tank, treasure house, treasure room, treasury, vat, vault, warehouse, wine cellar