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Dictionary Definition

dresser

Noun

1 furniture with drawers for keeping clothes [syn: chest of drawers, chest, bureau]
2 a person who dresses in a particular way; "she's an elegant dresser"; "he's a meticulous dresser"
3 a wardrobe assistant for an actor [syn: actor's assistant]
4 low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup [syn: dressing table, vanity, toilet table]
5 a cabinet with shelves

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From dresseur, from dresser

Noun

  1. An item of kitchen furniture, like a cabinet with shelves, for storing crockery or utensils.
  2. An item of bedroom furniture, like a low chest of drawers, often with a mirror.
  3. A wardrobe assistant in a theatre.
  4. Agent noun of dress; one who dresses in a particular way.

Translations

kitchen furniture
bedroom furniture
wardrobe assistant in a theatre
one who dresses in a particular way

French

Etymology

From *directiare, from directus ‘straight’.

Pronunciation

  • /dʁese/

Verb

dresser
  1. to erect, put up
  2. to pitch (a tent)
  3. to lift, raise
  4. to set, lay out
    Est-ce qu'il a dressé la table? Has he laid the table?
  5. to tame (lion etc), break in (horse)
  6. to stand

Conjugation

Extensive Definition

The term dresser can refer to the following things:
dresser in German: Dresser
dresser in French: Dresser
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