dressing table


Definition of dressing table

: a table often fitted with drawers and a mirror in front of which one sits while dressing and grooming oneself

Examples of dressing table in a Sentence

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First Known Use of dressing table

1668, in the meaning defined above

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“Dressing table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dressing%20table. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of dressing table

: a table often with drawers and a mirror in front of which you sit while dressing, putting on makeup, etc.

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