a dealer in cloth; a retail merchant or clerk who sells piece goods.
a retail merchant or clerk who sells clothing and dry goods.
Other definitions for Draper (2 of 2)
Henry, 1837–82, U.S. astronomer.
his father, John William, 1811–82, U.S. chemist, physiologist, historian, and writer; born in England.
Ruth, 1884–1956, U.S. diseuse and writer of character sketches.
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How to use draper in a sentence
The other members of its consortium, the companies Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and draper, declined to comment on the lawsuit their partner has brought.
draper estimates, of its DTC brand clients, about 50-70% are starting to think about TikTok with potential ad dollars behind those campaigns.‘A few more strategic decisions’: What it’ll take for TikTok’s ad offerings to get advertiser buy in | Kimeko McCoy | August 2, 2021 | Digiday
It was a stunning victory — one virtually no one outside of NASA had anticipated, especially since Blue Origin and its “national team” of Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and draper had finished first in the initial round of contracts.The rivalry between Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos already was intense. Now it’s extending to the moon. | Christian Davenport | May 21, 2021 | Washington Post
Ted Steiner, 32, works on autonomous systems at draper and has mentored Katie since her freshman year.This AI whiz could be the next Elon Musk or Steve Jobs, but first she has to navigate being 18 | Taylor Telford | November 5, 2020 | Washington Post
The craft was designed by the team of Blue Origin, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and draper—known as the National Team in the moon-landing competition.
Nobody knows chaotic living quite like Don draper, what with juggling high profile clients, his many paramours, and travel.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Don Draper in Your Life | Allison McNearney | November 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Old-Fashioned is the crème of the cocktail crop—according to Don draper, at least.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Don Draper in Your Life | Allison McNearney | November 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ted takes the leap, and the future of SCP—and Don draper—is secure (for now).Mad Men’s Game-Changing Midseason Finale, “Waterloo”: One Door Closes, Another Opens | Marlow Stern | May 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Bernstein is a slick, handsome wheeler and dealer, so everyone is going to be making the Don draper comparison.Jon Hamm’s Movie Star Pitch (He’s Not Really Like Don Draper) | Andrew Romano | May 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ladies and gentlemen, the Don draper we know and love is back.Mad Men’s ‘The Runaways’: Three-Way Sex and Self-Mutilation in the Craziest Episode Yet | Marlow Stern | May 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And once a year the worthy draper gave an entertainment, when he spared no expense.
If he should evade these sons of Argus, he would yet be wrecked under the stern eye of the old draper or of Madame Guillaume.
As the old master draper had never yet bid his assistant be seated in his presence, Joseph Lebas was startled.
The old draper went to look for Joseph Lebas, and inform him of the state of affairs.
The sound of a carriage, which stopped at the door, interrupted the rating which the old draper already quaked at.
British Dictionary definitions for draper (1 of 2)
British a dealer in fabrics and sewing materials
British Dictionary definitions for Draper (2 of 2)
Henry. 1837–82, US astronomer, who contributed to stellar classification and spectroscopy
his father, John William. 1811–82, US chemist and historian, born in England, made the first photograph of the moon
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Scientific definitions for Draper
American astronomer who developed methods for photographing celestial objects and phenomena. He became the first to photograph a stellar spectrum (1872) and a nebula (1880).
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