writing desk


Definition of writing desk

: a desk that often has a sloping top for writing on also : a portable case that contains writing materials and has a surface for writing

Examples of writing desk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Guest rooms are available for remote work, too, each one light and airy and equipped with a writing desk and a selection of drinks that are replenished throughout the day. New York Times, "The Hotels Reimagining Their Rooms as Stylish Work Spaces," 23 Dec. 2020 On the north coast, hip beds for heads at GoldenEye include the storied Fleming Villa where British author Ian Fleming penned all 14 James Bond spy thrillers and where his original writing desk still stands. Melanie Reffes, USA TODAY, "These Caribbean hotel villas let you social distance in a luxurious island setting," 14 Nov. 2020 This room contains a love seat by the starboard window, two end tables, a davenport-style triple seat that converts into berths, a combination dressing table and writing desk, a folding washstand cabinet, an occasional chair and a coffee table. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, "New York to Europe by Clipper: A Prelude to an Historic Flight," 30 Oct. 2020 Let your desk look as good as your work with this CubiCubi industrial writing desk. Popular Science, "Narrow desks that can turn any corner into a comfortable workspace," 13 Oct. 2020 By the light of a full moon, a woman seated at a writing desk takes up her brush. Lisa Rotondo-mccord | Curator Of Asian Art, NOLA.com, "Japanese painting captures the birth of one of the world's greatest works of literature," 14 Sep. 2020 The hammock, motion board, desk organizer set, and writing desk pad can all be had for free as options for your two free accessories that come with the desk. Corey Gaskin And Jeff Dunn, Ars Technica, "The Ars Technica ultimate buying guide for your home office setup," 11 Sep. 2020 The window-laden, street-facing side hosts my writing desk. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, "How a Bar Cart Made My Small Bedroom Feel Bigger," 2 Sep. 2020 Ancient tomes rest on a dusty bookshelf and a vintage writing desk perches next to a window. Jessica Fender, NOLA.com, "Take a weekend drive to friendly Fairhope for fishing, quiet beaches and quirky 'castles'," 18 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of writing desk

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Writing desk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/writing%20desk. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of writing desk

: a desk with a flat surface for writing on

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