Definitions of drawer

  1. an artist skilled at drawing
  2. the person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else
  3. a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out
  4. One who, or that which, draws
  5. One who draws liquor for guests; a waiter in a taproom.
  6. One who delineates or depicts; a draughtsman; as, a good drawer.
  7. A sliding box or receptacle in a case, which is opened by pulling or drawing out, and closed by pushing in.
  8. An under- garment worn on the lower limbs.
  9. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air.
  10. One who draws a bill of exchange or order for payment; - the correlative of drawee.
  11. One who draws; a draftsman; a sliding boxlike arrangement for holding clothes, papers, ect.; one who issues a bill of exchange, or an order for the payment of money.
  12. He or that which draws: a thing drawn out like the sliding box in a case:- pl. a close under- garment for the lower limbs.
  13. One who draws a bill; a sliding box.
  14. One who draws; formerly, a waiter.
  15. A sliding receptacle, as in a bureau, table, etc.
  16. A close under- garment worn on the lower limbs. A chest of drawers, an article of furniture containing drawers.
  17. One who draws, as water from a well or liquors from a cask; that which has the power of attraction, & c.; he who draws a bill of exchange or an order for the payment of money; a sliding box in a case or table which is drawn at pleasure.
  18. That which is drawn
  19. One who draws a bill of exchange; a sliding box in a table; chest of drawers, a case of sliding boxes for containing household articles.

Usage examples for drawer

  1. " I forgot the sugar;" and she went to get four pieces of sugar from a drawer and gave them to me, saying: " That's why he wouldn't start; you had no sugar. – Parisian Points of View by Ludovic Halévy Commentator: Brander Matthews
  2. " Open it," said T. X., and Lexman turned the key and pulled the drawer open. – The Clue of the Twisted Candle by Edgar Wallace
  3. He showed me where the packet was, and how to open the drawer – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees
  4. Sherrill put the papers back in their envelope, and the envelope back into the drawer which he relocked. – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer
  5. Lizaveta arose, took from her drawer a key, handed it to Hermann and gave him the necessary instructions. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  6. Amherst rolled up the plan with a sigh and pushed it into the drawer of the table. – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton
  7. She turned again to the drawer – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  8. She had meant to tell her mother here and now that for four days past she had been Bob Collingham’ s wife, and had a hundred dollars in her top bureau drawer –  by
  9. The banker took it out of a drawer and silently shoved it across the counter and through a little opening in the wire netting. – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  10. The Sunday after her death, as some of her friends were sadly trying to replace the tracts in the table drawer just as she would have liked them arranged, a white dove flew down and rested on the window- sill outside. – Miss Ellis's Mission by Mary P. Wells Smith
  11. Invalid or not, I should have a romance in a drawer if not behind a pillow, and I might as well be true and say so. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  12. He takes it from the drawer in your table. – The Cook's Wedding and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  13. The superintendent dropped his papers wearily into a drawer and turned the key. – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  14. On my addressing her, she turned round suddenly, and became at first deep scarlet, then pale as death: while, turning to the table, she hurriedly threw her letters into a drawer and motioned me to a place beside her. – The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete by Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
  15. He had opened no drawer – Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope
  16. At last, after five minutes had passed, which seemed like as many hours, everything was quite still, so I gave the drawer another pull. – A Fluttered Dovecote by George Manville Fenn
  17. " I don't know where I'll put 'em all; there an't no place in our room- at least, no very nice place," said Gerty, glancing at the open drawer in which Mrs. Sullivan was placing the little dress, adding it to a pile of neatly- folded garments. – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins
  18. The old cashier had gone out to luncheon, leaving the key in his drawer a most extraordinary thing. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  19. It's in the drawer of my wash- stand. – Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West by William MacLeod Raine
  20. Look for it in the next drawer June, you will find it there. – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell