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 (such 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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