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Meaning of DRESSER

Pronunciation:  'dresur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
  2. [n]  a cabinet with shelves
  3. [n]  low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup
  4. [n]  a person who dresses in a particular way; "she's an elegant dresser"; "he's a meticulous dresser"
  5. [n]  a wardrobe assistant for an actor

DRESSER is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: actor's assistant, bureau, chest, chest of drawers, dressing table, toilet table, vanity
 See Also: article of furniture, assistant, cabinet, chiffonier, commode, drawer, furniture, help, helper, highboy, human, individual, mortal, person, piece of furniture, shelf, somebody, someone, soul, supporter, table, tallboy



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Dress"er\, n.
    1. One who dresses; one who put in order or makes ready for
       use; one who on clothes or ornaments.
    2. (Mining) 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}, v. t.]
       (a) A table or bench on which meat and other things are
           dressed, or prepared for use.
       (b) 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.
  2. \Dress"er\, n. [F. dressoir. See {Dress}, v. t.]
    A piece of chamber furniture consisting of a chest of
    drawers, or bureau, with a mirror. [U. S.]