chiffonier

noun

chif·​fo·​nier ˌshi-fə-ˈnir How to pronounce chiffonier (audio)
: a high narrow chest of drawers

Word History

Etymology

French chiffonnier, from chiffon

First Known Use

1765, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chiffonier was in 1765

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Cite this Entry

“Chiffonier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chiffonier. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

chiffonier

noun
chif·​fo·​nier ˌshif-ə-ˈni(ə)r How to pronounce chiffonier (audio)
: a high narrow chest of drawers
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