What does drawer mean?

Definitions for drawer
drɔr for 1, 2 ; ˈdrɔ ər for 3-6draw·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word drawer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drawer(noun)

    a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out

  2. drawer(noun)

    the person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else

  3. draftsman, drawer(noun)

    an artist skilled at drawing


  1. drawer(Noun)

    An open-topped box that can be slid in and out of the cabinet that contains it, used for storing clothing or other articles.

  2. drawer(Noun)

    Agent noun of draw; one who draws.

  3. drawer(Noun)

    An artist who primarily makes drawings.

  4. drawer(Noun)

    One who writes a bank draft, check/cheque, or promissory note.

  5. drawer(Noun)

    A barman; a man who draws the beer from the taps.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drawer(noun)

    one who, or that which, draws

  2. Drawer(noun)

    one who draws liquor for guests; a waiter in a taproom

  3. Drawer(noun)

    one who delineates or depicts; a draughtsman; as, a good drawer

  4. Drawer(noun)

    one who draws a bill of exchange or order for payment; -- the correlative of drawee

  5. Drawer(noun)

    that which is drawn

  6. Drawer(noun)

    a sliding box or receptacle in a case, which is opened by pulling or drawing out, and closed by pushing in

  7. Drawer(noun)

    an under-garment worn on the lower limbs


  1. Drawer

    A drawer is a box-shaped container that fits into a piece of furniture in such a way that it can be drawn out horizontally to reach its contents.

Editors Contribution

  1. drawer

    A piece of furniture.

    The drawers were okay at the cabinet.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 3, 2020  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Drawer

    The old name for an inn or tavern keeper’s assistant, who drew the beer from the casks.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'drawer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3892

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'drawer' in Nouns Frequency: #2195

Anagrams for drawer »

  1. reward

  2. warder

  3. warred

  4. redraw

How to pronounce drawer?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drawer in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drawer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of drawer in a Sentence

  1. Ian Kaplan:

    Part of why this project has captured the hearts and minds of the people involved is that it feels like a challenge that is resolvable, this is something that everybody has the ability to in a few short steps convert something in their drawer to a connection that will have so much impact.

  2. Isaac Asimov:

    You must keep sending work out you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you're working on another one. If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success - but only if you persist.

  3. Robert Hanlon:

    This is grabbing the kitchen knife out of the drawer in a fit of anger and stabbing her 42 times.

  4. Lavina Goodell:

    Critics are by no means the end of the law. Do not think all is over with you because you articles are rejected. It may be that the editor has his drawer full, or that he does not know enough to appreciate you, or you have not gained a reputation, or he is not in a mood to be pleased. A critic's judgment is like that of any intelligent person. If he has experience, he is capable of judging whether a book will sell. That is all.

  5. Henrik Kristoffersen:

    It did n’t change my life to be honest, it can if you want it to. But I just put it in a drawer and started thinking about this season.

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