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draw·er

 (drô′ər)
n.
1. One that draws, especially one that draws an order for the payment of money.
2. (also drôr) A boxlike compartment in furniture that can be pulled out and pushed in.
3. drawers (drôrz) Underpants.

drawer

(ˈdrɔːə)
n
1. (Professions) a person or thing that draws, esp a draughtsman
2. (Banking & Finance) a person who draws a cheque. See draw15
3. (Commerce) a person who draws up a commercial paper
4. (Commerce) archaic a person who draws beer, etc, in a bar
5. (Furniture) a boxlike container in a chest, table, etc, made for sliding in and out

draw•er

(drɔr for 1, 2; ˈdrɔ ər for 3-6 )

n.
1. a sliding, lidless, horizontal compartment, as in a piece of furniture, that may be drawn out in order to gain access to it.
2. drawers, (used with a pl. v.) a garment with legs that covers the lower half of the body, esp. an undergarment.
3. a person or thing that draws.
4. a person who draws a bill of exchange.
[1300–50]
draw′er•ful, n., pl. -fuls.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drawer - a boxlike container in a piece of furnituredrawer - a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out
buffet, sideboard, counter - a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
chest of drawers, dresser, bureau, chest - furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
chiffonier, commode - a tall elegant chest of drawers
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
desk - a piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments
lock - a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
storage space - the area in any structure that provides space for storage
2.drawer - the person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else
money dealer, money handler - a person who receives or invests or pays out money
3.drawer - an artist skilled at drawing
artist, creative person - a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
cartoonist - a person who draws cartoons
pavement artist - someone who draws on the pavement with colored chalks (hoping that passers-by will give them money)
sketcher - someone who draws sketches
Translations
جارور، دُرْجدُرْج
zásuvkašuplík
skuffe
asettajalaatikkopiirtäjäpöytälaatikkovetolaatikko
ladica
fiókkiállítórajzoló
skúffa
引き出し引出し
서랍
stalčius
atvilktne
predal
låda
ลิ้นชัก
ngăn kéo

drawer

1 [drɔːʳ] N (in desk etc) → cajón m
see also top E

drawer

2 [ˈdrɔːəʳ] N (Comm) → girador(a) m/f, librador(a) m/f

drawer

[ˈdrɔːr ˈdrɔːər] n
(for storage)tiroir m
[cheque] → tireur m

drawer

n
(in desk etc) → Schublade f ? chest1
(person: of pictures) → Zeichner(in) m(f)
(of cheque etc)Aussteller(in) m(f), → Trassant m (spec)
drawers pl (dated, hum, for men) → Unterhose(n) f(pl); (for women also) → Schlüpfer m

drawer

[drɔːʳ] n
a. (furniture) → cassetto
b. (of cheque) → traente m/f

drawer

(droː) noun
a sliding box without a lid which fits into a chest, table etc. the bottom drawer of my desk.

drawer

دُرْج zásuvka skuffe Schublade συρτάρι cajón pöytälaatikko tiroir ladica cassetto 引き出し 서랍 lade skuff szuflada gaveta выдвижной ящик låda ลิ้นชัก çekmece ngăn kéo 抽屉

drawer

n. gaveta, cajón.
References in classic literature ?
I found it, with the scrap-book and the newspaper cuttings, under a collection of empty boxes and bottles, in a drawer of the washhand-stand.
The top drawer contained a complete collection of carpenter's tools in miniature, relics probably of the far-distant time when the Major was a boy, and when parents or friends had made him a present of a set of toy tools.
The door of my cabinet is then to be forced: and you are to go in alone; to open the glazed press (letter E) on the left hand, breaking the lock if it be shut; and to draw out, with all its contents as they stand, the fourth drawer from the top or (which is the same thing) the third from the bottom.
Accordingly, we were safely deposited in a particular drawer, along with a few other favorite articles, that, like our family, were reserved for the eyes of certain distinguished but absent customers.
Lydgate had after all to give some scrutiny to each drawer, the Vicar laughing at himself, and yet persisting in the exhibition.
As he went, he struck upon a drawer left open in the business table.
Sophia happening one day to open a private Drawer in Macdonald's Library with one of her own keys, discovered that it was the Place where he kept his Papers of consequence and amongst them some bank notes of considerable amount.
He therefore applied to his bell, which he rung at least twenty times without any effect: for my landlady was in such high mirth with her company, that no clapper could be heard there but her own; and the drawer and chambermaid, who were sitting together in the kitchen (for neither durst he sit up nor she lie in bed alone), the more they heard the bell ring the more they were frightened, and as it were nailed down in their places.
In a moment he had recovered his shadow, and in his delight he forgot that he had shut Tinker Bell up in the drawer.
But, on the contrary, Cornelius had received the parcel from the hands of his godfather with every mark of respect, and put it by with the same respectful manner in a drawer, stowing it away so that it should not take up too much of the room which was reserved to his bulbs.
The long drawer under Borckman's bunk caught his eye.
A bullet-hole, plugged, in the face of the top drawer, told of the fight with the Indians at Little Meadow.