What does drawer mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drawernoun

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

  2. drawernoun

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

  3. draftsman, drawernoun

    an artist skilled at drawing


  1. drawernoun

    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. drawernoun

    Agent noun of draw; one who draws.

  3. drawernoun

    An artist who primarily makes drawings.

  4. drawernoun

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

  5. drawernoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drawernoun

    one who, or that which, draws

  2. Drawernoun

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

  3. Drawernoun

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

  4. Drawernoun

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

  5. Drawernoun

    that which is drawn

  6. Drawernoun

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

  7. Drawernoun

    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

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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. Jennifer Cutrona:

    The little pocket knives I had collected over the years were all at home in the drawer with my pepper spray. I needed something I could pull in less than a second, i sewed a knife sheath into the layers of my sports bra. I put it back on and realized it worked wonderfully. My confidence was back. I was not trying to come up with something that would kill. Just something that would give me a few seconds to get away.

  2. Conseuquel:

    Who would have known? I was walking in a mall and between the crowd of shoppers shoving around and wandering about their business my eyes meet a familiar face. A face I haven't seen in years. Our gazes meet. We stare for mere seconds before the both of us look away pretending one hadn't seen the other and we quickly disappear into our now separate lives. But when I went home, I still had the Best Friends necklace you gave me in Elementary and the Senior ring we had in high school , stuffed in some drawer beneath clothes and books gathering dust as the years rolled by. I still have that photo album that starts with our picture as little girls dressing up as princesses to the day we held certificates with our gowns on. All through that journey we had been hand in hand from our first day of school to our first fight to prom night. From skipping class to plotting against teachers to every crush we had. Every exam we failed and every rule we broke. The times we sat together in detention and the times we never bothered showing up. All the hard times we pushed through and all the success we celebrated. Every fire alarm, birthday candle and breakup. We've been with each other through all and more until the day college split us apart. Your texts became shorter and your calls became rare. And I wonder how brutal graduation was for ripping us apart like that. Yesterday inseparable sisters, today a stranger.

  3. Dennis Tajer:

    We have to unground the confidence in this airplane, we take off our watches and put the calendars in the drawer.

  4. 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.

  5. Aran Coello:

    Moving away from cash allows American to assist customers more efficiently. It also reduces the complexity of work for our agents who will no longer have to worry about handling cash, find exact change or close out a cash drawer at the end of the day, in general, our ticket counter agents support the transition to a cashless environment.

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