writing desk

noun

Definition of writing desk

  1. :  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

1611

First Known Use of writing desk

1611


WRITING DESK Defined for English Language Learners

writing desk

noun

Definition of writing desk for English Language Learners

  • : a desk with a flat surface for writing on


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