Other definitions for dresser (2 of 2)
a person who dresses.
a person employed to dress actors, care for costumes, etc., at a theater, television studio, or the like.
Chiefly British. a surgeon's assistant.
a person who dresses in a particular manner, as specified: a fancy dresser;a careful and distinctive dresser.
any of several tools or devices used in dressing materials.
a block, fitting into an anvil, on which pieces are forged.
a mallet for shaping sheet metal.
a tool for truing the surfaces of grinding wheels.
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How to use dresser in a sentence
Kanimba was horrified to see her dad — always an impeccable dresser — in such debilitated condition.She escaped the genocide in Rwanda. Now, 27 years later, she can’t escape its politics. | Petula Dvorak | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
These workstations can transform a kitchen table, coffee table, or dresser into a productivity center.Best home office desk: Standing desks, office tables, and more | PopSci Commerce Team | February 25, 2021 | Popular-Science
Radcliff said that in her two-bedroom Brooklyn apartment, she is currently using the top of her dresser in her bedroom as a desk while using a dining room chair as a seat.‘Let’s survive a pandemic together’: Roommates are struggling with realities of sharing space 24/7 | Kayleigh Barber | January 15, 2021 | Digiday
He placed a television on a dresser, eye-height, and paced around the room.‘Bills Mafia’ waited a generation for a team like this. It’s had to embrace it from afar. | Adam Kilgore | January 7, 2021 | Washington Post
She gets Sarah to come to town for opening night and be her dresser, for old time’s sake.The mind-boggling end of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise, explained | Constance Grady | November 20, 2020 | Vox
As a child, he remembers watching his father, “a very sharp dresser,” add the final touches to his suits—a tie.
The room held a sizable amount of old, worn furniture: the bed, a studio couch, three stuffed chairs, a chifforobe and a dresser.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis | Stanley Booth | June 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Pop music, much like a teenager with a dresser full of training bras and her first summer job, is going through a lot changes.
Petersen was a convener of people, known on multiple continents as a careful thinker, dynamic speaker, and dapper dresser.
Kate might also want to think about taking a dresser or a lady's maid.Situation Vacant: Kate and William Seek New Nanny For George | Tom Sykes | January 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Dorothy turned to the dresser, and a strange expression came over her face.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
Why, Tip says she's the best-lookin' woman in the walley, and that she's a terrible tasty dresser.The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd
Then she looked more hopeful as her eyes rested on Betty, who was sorting the contents of a too-crowded dresser drawer.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle | Laura Lee Hope
"And so we had," said Betty, closing the dresser drawer with a bang and coming unexpectedly to her aid.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle | Laura Lee Hope
He was a swagger dresser and more marked than many because he was strikingly handsome.
British Dictionary definitions for dresser (1 of 2)
a set of shelves, usually also with cupboards or drawers, for storing or displaying dishes, etc
US a chest of drawers for storing clothing in a bedroom or dressing room, often having a mirror on the top
British Dictionary definitions for dresser (2 of 2)
a person who dresses in a specified way: a fashionable dresser
theatre a person employed to assist actors in putting on and taking off their costumes
a tool used for dressing stone or other materials
British a person who assists a surgeon during operations
British See window-dresser
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