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dress·er 1

 (drĕs′ər)
n.
1. One that dresses: a careful dresser.
2. A wardrobe assistant, as for an actor.

dress·er 2

 (drĕs′ər)
n.
1. A chest of drawers often supporting a mirror and typically used for holding clothes and personal items.
2. A cupboard or set of shelves for dishes or kitchen utensils.

[Middle English dressour, table for preparing food, from Old French dreceur, from drecier, to set up, arrange; see dress.]

dresser

(ˈdrɛsə)
n
1. (Furniture) a set of shelves, usually also with cupboards or drawers, for storing or displaying dishes, etc
2. (Furniture) US a chest of drawers for storing clothing in a bedroom or dressing room, often having a mirror on the top
[C14 dressour, from Old French dreceore, from drecier to arrange; see dress]

dresser

(ˈdrɛsə)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a person who dresses in a specified way: a fashionable dresser.
2. (Theatre) theatre a person employed to assist actors in putting on and taking off their costumes
3. (Tools) a tool used for dressing stone or other materials
4. (Surgery) Brit a person who assists a surgeon during operations
5. (Professions) Brit See window-dresser

dress•er1

(ˈdrɛs ər)

n.
1. one that dresses.
2. a person employed to dress actors.
3. a person who dresses in a particular manner: a fancy dresser.
[1510–20]

dress•er2

(ˈdrɛs ər)

n.
1. a chest of drawers, usu. surmounted by a mirror; bureau.
2. a sideboard or set of shelves for dishes and cooking utensils.
[1375–1425; Middle English dresso(u)r sideboard < Anglo-French; Middle French dresseur, Old French dreceor(e)=dreci(er) to dress + -ore -ory2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dresser - furniture with drawers for keeping clothesdresser - furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
chiffonier, commode - a tall elegant chest of drawers
drawer - a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
highboy, tallboy - a tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legs
lowboy - a low chest or table with drawers and supported on four legs
shelf - a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
2.dresser - a person who dresses in a particular way; "she's an elegant dresser"; "he's a meticulous dresser"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
chichi - someone who dresses in a trendy fashionable way
3.dresser - a wardrobe assistant for an actordresser - a wardrobe assistant for an actor  
assistant, helper, help, supporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
4.dresser - low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeupdresser - low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup
table - a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"
5.dresser - a cabinet with shelves
cabinet - a piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display
Translations
خِزَانَةخِزانَة أوانٍصُنْدوق جَوارير لِحِفْظ المَلابِس
kredencprádelníkpříborníktoaletní stolek
kommodeskænktoiletbord
astiakaappi
komoda
konyhaszekrénysublóttálaló
hilluskápur
食器棚
찬장
príborník
skänk
ตู้ที่มีลิ้นชักสำหรับใส่เสื้อผ้า
şifonyertabak dolabı
chạn bát đĩa

dresser

[ˈdresəʳ] N
1. (= furniture) (in kitchen) → aparador m; (= dressing table) → tocador m
2. (Theat) → ayudante mf de camerino
3. (= person) he's an elegant dresserse viste elegantemente

dresser

[ˈdrɛsər] n
(in theatre)habilleur/euse m/f
(= furniture) → vaisselier m
to be a smart dresser (= wear smart clothes) → s'habiller avec beaucoup de goût

dresser

1
n
(Theat) → Garderobier m, → Garderobiere f
(Med) his dressersein Assistent bei der Operation
(tool, for wood) → Hobel m; (for stone) → Schleifstein m
(Comm: also window-dresser) → Dekorateur(in) m(f)
she’s a stylish dressersie kleidet sich stilvoll; Pat is a great dresserPat ist immer sehr gut gekleidet

dresser

2
n
Anrichte f
(US: = dressing table) → Frisierkommode f

dresser

[ˈdrɛsəʳ] n
a. (in kitchen) → credenza (Am) (dressing table) → toilette f inv
b. (Theatre) → assistente m/f di camerino

dress

(dres) verb
1. to put clothes or a covering on. We dressed in a hurry and my wife dressed the children.
2. to prepare (food etc) to be eaten. She dressed a salad.
3. to treat and bandage (wounds). He was sent home from hospital after his burns had been dressed.
noun
1. what one is wearing or dressed in. He has strange tastes in dress.
2. a piece of women's clothing with a top and skirt in one piece. Shall I wear a dress or a blouse and skirt?
dressed adjective
wearing (clothes). Don't come in – I'm not dressed!; She was dressed in black; Get dressed immediately; a well-dressed man.
ˈdresser noun
1. a kitchen sideboard for holding dishes.
2. (American) a chest of drawers for holding clothes sometimes with a mirror.
ˈdressing noun
1. something put on as a covering. We gave the rose-bed a dressing of manure.
2. a sauce added especially to salads. oil and vinegar dressing.
3. a bandage etc used to dress a wound. He changed the patient's dressing.
ˈdressing-gown noun
a loose garment worn over pyjamas etc.
ˈdressing-room noun
a room (in a theatre etc) for actors etc to change in.
ˈdressing-table noun
a table in a bedroom with a mirror and drawers.
ˈdressmaker noun
a person who makes clothes for women.
dress rehearsal
a full rehearsal of a play etc with costumes etc.
dress up
to put on special clothes, eg fancy dress. He dressed up as a clown for the party.

dresser

خِزَانَة toaletní stolek toiletbord Anrichte μπουφές κουζίνας tocador astiakaappi buffet komoda cassettone 食器棚 찬장 dressoir kjøkkenskap kredens kuchenny cómoda, cômoda комод skänk ตู้ที่มีลิ้นชักสำหรับใส่เสื้อผ้า şifonyer chạn bát đĩa 带镜衣橱
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Jo had backed into a corner, and as she finished her speech, she vanished precipitately into the kitchen, where she sat down upon a dresser and told the assembled cats that she was "happy, oh, so happy
The dresser, and the great walnut wardrobe which held all my clothes, even my hats and shoes, I had pushed out of the way, and I considered them non-existent, as children eliminate incongruous objects when they are playing house.
Edna wished to see the letter, and Madame Lebrun told her to look for it either on the table or the dresser, or perhaps it was on the mantelpiece.
In the dining-room, behind the dresser, three or four books were discovered: an odd volume of Thackeray, another of Dickens, a memorandum-book or diary.
Here rows of resplendent pewter, ranged on a long dresser, dazzled his eyes.
There were clothes scattered about on the floor, and hopeless confusion everywhere--boxes of rouge and bottles of perfume mixed with hats and soiled dishes on the dresser, and a pair of slippers and a clock and a whisky bottle on a chair.
I could see clearly a room with a sanded floor, clean scoured; a dresser of walnut, with pewter plates ranged in rows, reflecting the redness and radiance of a glowing peat-fire.
In an arch under the dresser reposed a huge, liver-coloured bitch pointer, surrounded by a swarm of squealing puppies; and other dogs haunted other recesses.
When the nurse carried the tray down-stairs she slapped it down on the kitchen dresser so that Mrs.
Not a word was spoken when we first went in; and the Dutch clock by the dresser seemed, in the silence, to tick twice as loud as usual.
So, we had our slices served out, as if we were two thousand troops on a forced march instead of a man and boy at home; and we took gulps of milk and water, with apologetic countenances, from a jug on the dresser.
There is the bee on the window-pane, and the soldier up the chimley, and the cat under the dresser.