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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.
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Not just, as Morse had suggested, the contents of a few files on the events surrounding the Tonkin Gulf incident--all that I had in early August--but the drawerfuls of critical working papers, memos, estimates, and detailed escalation options revealing the evolving plans of the Johnson Administration for a wider war, expected to commence soon after the election.
A perpetual bonfire burnt in the garden on to which the spouses, usually avoiding each other in this chore, quietly piled Harriet's more dispensable belongings, the poor rubble of Harriet's finished life: the contents of her desk, her childhood mementoes, the water-colours of Wales, her books of recipes, her news-paper cuttings about her father's regiment, picture postcards from her father and brother, drawerfuls of cosmetics and combs and ribbons and old belts, even underwear.
Soon, he had collected several drawerfuls of documents and data and about sixteen hours of taped interviews.