Definition of drawer
1 : one that draws : such asa : a person who causes liquor to come out of a container : one who draws (see 1draw 1b) liquorb : draftsmanc : one that draws (see 1draw transitive 7) a bill of exchange or order for payment or makes a promissory note
2\dialectal also ˈdrȯ\ : a sliding box or receptacle opened by pulling out and closed by pushing in <kept the letters in the top drawer of her dresser> <in the silverware drawer>
3\dialectal also ˈdrȯ\ drawers plural : an article of clothing (as underwear) for the lower body <a clean pair of drawers>
drawerfulplay \-ˌfu̇l\ noun
Examples of drawer in a sentence
the top drawer of the desk
There are some pens in my desk drawer.
He stood there in only his drawers.
Origin and Etymology of drawer
First Known Use: 14th century
DRAWER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of drawer for English Language Learners
: a box that slides into and out of a piece of furniture (such as a desk) and that is used to store things
drawers : underwear for the lower part of the body
DRAWER Defined for Kids
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