dressing table


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dressing table

n.
A low table with a mirror at which one sits while applying makeup. Also called vanity.
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dressing table

n
(Furniture) a piece of bedroom furniture with a mirror and a set of drawers for clothes, cosmetics, etc
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dress′ing ta`ble


n.
a table or stand, usu. surmounted by a mirror, in front of which a person sits while dressing, applying makeup, etc.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dressing table - low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeupdressing table - 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"
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Translations
toaletní stolek
toiletbord
kampauspöytäpukeutumispöytä
toaletni stolić
鏡台
화장대
toalettbord
โต๊ะแต่งตัว
bàn trang điểm

dressing table

ntoilette f inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

dressing table

طَاوِلَة زِيْنَة toaletní stolek toiletbord Frisierkommode τουαλέτα tocador kampauspöytä coiffeuse toaletni stolić toilette 鏡台 화장대 toilettafel toalettbord toaletka penteadeira, toucador туалетный столик toalettbord โต๊ะแต่งตัว tuvalet masası bàn trang điểm 梳妆台
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References in classic literature ?
To her helpless amazement she found herself in the low chair before the dressing table, with her hair already tumbling about her ears under ten eager, but very gentle fingers.
At that moment--unaccountably--Miss Polly caught a glimpse of herself in the mirror of the dressing table. And what she saw sent such a flush of rosy color to her cheeks that--she only flushed the more at the sight.
I went in out of curiosity, you know, and there is a small chiffonier and a dressing table. You know how dear Vera wanted a chiffonier like that and how we had a dispute about it."
(At the mention of the chiffonier and dressing table Berg involuntarily changed his tone to one of pleasure at his admirable domestic arrangements.) "And it's such a beauty!
"Nothing, I need nothing," she said to Annushka, who was rearranging the bottles and brushes on the dressing table. "You can go.
And she flew to a little inlaid casket which stood upon the dressing table, opened it with a feverish and trembling band, drew from it a small poniard, with a golden haft and a sharp thin blade, and then threw herself with a bound upon D'Artagnan.
Yet I can't bear it," the poor woman went on while, with the same movement, she glanced, on my dressing table, at the face of my watch.
Again, the master suite has ladies' and gentlemen's wardrobes, matching bedside cabinets and dressing table and an ensuite with Whirlpool Jacuzzi electronic bath, enclosed power shower cubicle and heated towel rails.
PERFEC T for lovers of pink and teenagers' bedrooms, this bubblegum high gloss dressing table and mirror is a gorgeous piece of furniture, PS275, by This Home (Total Home Improvement Services), visit www.this-home.co.uk ATTRACTIVE yet practical, this zinc tray with wooden handles will bring a touch of French bistro style to your home.
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A compact Gainsborough dressing table, PS791.20, from Marks & Spencer, has six drawers and a lift-up mirror.