dresser

noun (1)
dress·​er | \ ˈdre-sər How to pronounce dresser (audio) \

Definition of dresser

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 obsolete : a table or sideboard for preparing and serving food
2 : a cupboard to hold dishes and cooking utensils
3 : a chest of drawers or bureau with a mirror

dresser

noun (2)

Definition of dresser (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that dresses a fashionable dresser

First Known Use of dresser

Noun (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1520, in the meaning defined above

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“Dresser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dresser. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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dresser

noun
dress·​er | \ ˈdre-sər How to pronounce dresser (audio) \

Kids Definition of dresser

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a piece of furniture that has drawers for storing clothes and that sometimes has a mirror

dresser

noun

Kids Definition of dresser (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person who dresses in a certain way a sloppy dresser a stylish dresser

dresser

noun
dress·​er | \ ˈdres-ər How to pronounce dresser (audio) \

Medical Definition of dresser

: a person who serves as a doctor's assistant especially in the dressing of lesions

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