Definition of Drawer

1. Noun. A boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out.

Group relationships: Buffet, Counter, Sideboard, Bureau, Chest, Chest Of Drawers, Dresser, Chiffonier, Commode, Desk
Generic synonyms: Container, Storage Space
Terms within: Lock
Derivative terms: Draw

2. Noun. The person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else.
Generic synonyms: Money Dealer, Money Handler
Derivative terms: Draw

3. Noun. An artist skilled at drawing.
Exact synonyms: Draftsman
Generic synonyms: Artist, Creative Person
Specialized synonyms: Cartoonist, Pavement Artist, Sketcher
Derivative terms: Draftsmanship, Draw, Draw

Definition of Drawer

1. n. One who, or that which, draws

Definition of Drawer

1. Noun. An open-topped box that can be slid in and out of the cabinet that contains it, used for storing clothing or other articles. ¹

2. Noun. Agent noun of draw; one who draws. ¹

3. Noun. An artist who primarily makes drawings. ¹

4. Noun. (banking) One who writes a bank draft, check/cheque, or promissory note. ¹

5. Noun. A barman; a man who draws the beer from the taps. ¹

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Definition of Drawer

1. one that draws [n -S] - See also: draws

Lexicographical Neighbors of Drawer

drawer (current term)
drawer sign
drawer test

Literary usage of Drawer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-notes and by John Barnard Byles, Maurice Barnard Byles, Walter John Barnard Byles (1899)
"Thus, where the drawer CHAPTER stated to the holder a few days before the bill became due xv- that he would call and see if the bill had been paid by the ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"Z. That having proceeded at law with due diligence against the drawer, ... Hie "cause of action against the drawer will accrue by the payment of the money, ..."

3. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent (1858)
"The drawer of a check is not a surety, hut the principal debtor, as much as the maker of a promissory note. It is an 'absolute appropriation of so much ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence by Samuel March Phillipps (1822)
"The declaration, in an action by the drawer against the acceptor, states the substance of the bill, the acceptance by the defendant, the presentment to him ..."

5. A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and by Nathan Dane (1823)
"When the drawer of a bill may be sued or not. § 1. His promise is conditional, to pay, if the drawee do not. A demand must be made on the acceptor of a bill ..."

6. A Compendium of the Law of Evidence by Thomas Peake (1822)
"239. case of a bill drawn by A. on B. where the drawer • 13 Mod. 345. ... Ba. drawer have no effects in the hands of the drawee at vet I" 13 East, the time, ..."

7. Cyclopedia of Law and Procedure by William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash (1903)
"than the drawer his liability is not dependent on the consideration existing between himself and the drawer.48 In general, and on the face of the paper, ..."

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