Definition of Dresser

1. Noun. Furniture with drawers for keeping clothes.

Exact synonyms: Bureau, Chest, Chest Of Drawers
Specialized synonyms: Chiffonier, Commode, Highboy, Tallboy, Lowboy
Terms within: Drawer, Shelf
Generic synonyms: Article Of Furniture, Furniture, Piece Of Furniture

2. Noun. A person who dresses in a particular way. "He's a meticulous dresser"
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Specialized synonyms: Chichi
Derivative terms: Dress

3. Noun. A wardrobe assistant for an actor.
Exact synonyms: Actor's Assistant
Generic synonyms: Assistant, Help, Helper, Supporter
Derivative terms: Dress, Dress

4. Noun. Low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup.
Exact synonyms: Dressing Table, Toilet Table, Vanity
Generic synonyms: Table

5. Noun. A cabinet with shelves.
Generic synonyms: Cabinet

Definition of Dresser

1. n. One who dresses; one who put in order or makes ready for use; one who on clothes or ornaments.

2. n. A piece of chamber furniture consisting of a chest of drawers, or bureau, with a mirror.

Definition of Dresser

1. Noun. An item of kitchen furniture, like a cabinet with shelves, for storing crockery or utensils. ¹

2. Noun. An item of bedroom furniture, like a low chest of drawers, often with a mirror. ¹

3. Noun. A wardrobe assistant in a theatre. ¹

4. Noun. Agent noun of dress; one who dresses in a particular way. ¹

5. Noun. (medicine) A surgeon's assistant who helps to dress wounds etc. ¹

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Definition of Dresser

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

Medical Definition of Dresser

1. 1. One who dresses; one who put in order or makes ready for use; one who on clothes or ornaments. 2. A kind of pick for shaping large coal. 3. An assistant in a hospital, whose office it is to dress wounds, sores, etc. 4. [F. Dressoir. See Dress] A table or bench on which meat and other things are dressed, or prepared for use. A cupboard or set of shelves to receive dishes and cooking utensils. "The pewter plates on the dresser Caught and reflected the flame, as shields of armies the sunshine." (Longfellow) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dresser

dress up
dress whites
dressed down
dressed ore
dressed particle
dressed to kill(p)
dressed to the nines
dressed to the nines(p)
dressed up
dresser (current term)
dresses down
dresses up

Literary usage of Dresser

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

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"defendants the Security Warehousing Company: to wit, a certain alleged lease of the store, display and sales rooms was made by dresser A Company to the ..."

2. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"The leather-dresser, to whom the pelts (the name applied to skins when the wool has been removed from them) are consigned by the fell-monger, undertakes the ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"HW dresser. Home Prog 5:341-3 Ap '16 Bibliography Study of English history. HW dresser. ... HW dresser. 1110 My '16 England during the middle ages. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Effect of the Contract of Sale on the Legal Rights of by Colin Blackburn Blackburn (1887)
"dresser accepted Frestadius' draft for 500Z. and paid jt at maturity, ... On the 29th September, Norrbom again wrote to dresser stating that he expected to ..."

5. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1883)
"312 ; dresser, lì. ... Oi?e, France, Feb. 1876. Colonel Irby [P.'. HE dresser, Esq. [P.]. Count Salvador! ..."

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