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

Recent Examples on the Web The paint job gave the tool drawer a clean surface to hold makeup products and jewelry items that are best kept within reach at a dressing table. Clare Miers, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 31 Jan. 2024 Dream and True were later joined by their cousin, Kim's daughter Chicago West, 5, as the girls made lipgloss and lipsticks by a dressing table. Escher Walcott, Peoplemag, 11 Nov. 2023 The bathroom includes an amber-colored resin tub and a chunky marble island that incorporates a double-sink vanity, free-standing mirrors, and a dressing table. Mark David, Robb Report, 4 Nov. 2023 With ample storage space and a sleek design, this dressing table is a stylish addition to any bedroom or dressing area. Theresa Johnson, Rolling Stone, 11 Oct. 2023 An old-fashioned dressing table is tucked away in a corner. Gregory Burnett, cleveland, 14 Aug. 2023 In another photo, Gomez snapped another mirror selfie showing off her outfit and a peek at her dressing table, which was covered in makeup brushes and cosmetics — and provided a glimpse of her backyard swimming pool. Kirsty Hatcher, Peoplemag, 16 Aug. 2023 Then began the mammoth task of picking through her belongings –– and that’s when my mum found the photo that sits on her dressing table. Lakeisha Goedluck, refinery29.com, 22 June 2023 One of my first memories with fragrance was watching my mom getting ready by her dressing table. Nerisha Penrose, ELLE, 6 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1668, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dressing table was in 1668

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“Dressing table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dressing%20table. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

dressing table

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

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