drawer

A drawer is a sliding compartment that fits into a dresser and is used for storage. You might keep socks in one drawer and t-shirts in another.

Dressers have drawers, and so do other pieces of furniture, including desks, bureaus, and kitchen cabinets. Your kitchen drawers might be full of silverware, while the drawers in your office are a jumble of pens, paper clips, and Post-It notes. Drawer comes from the verb draw, from its "pull" meaning — the original idea of the word was that it's a container that's "drawn" out of a cabinet.

Primary Meanings of drawer

1.
n
a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out
2.
n
an artist skilled at drawing
3.
n
the person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else
Full Definitions of drawer
1

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

Type of:
container
any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
storage space
the area in any structure that provides space for storage
2

n an artist skilled at drawing

Synonyms:
draftsman
Examples:
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Jules Feifer
United States cartoonist who created a sarcastic comic strip (born in 1929)
Reuben Lucius Goldberg
United States cartoonist who drew intricate diagrams of very complicated and impractical contraptions that accomplished little or nothing (1883-1970)
Sir David Alexander Cecil Low
British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
William Henry Mauldin
United States cartoonist noted for his drawings of soldiers in battle (1921-2003)
Thomas Nast
United States political cartoonist (1840-1902)
Charles Munroe Schulz
United States cartoonist whose comic strip included the beagle Snoopy (1922-2000)
Shelby Silverstein
United States poet and cartoonist remembered for his stories and poems for children (1932-1999)
Saul Steinberg
United States cartoonist (born in Romania) noted for his caricatures of famous people (1914-1999)
Sir John Tenniel
English cartoonist (1820-1914)
James Grover Thurber
United States humorist and cartoonist who published collections of essays and stories (1894-1961)
Types:
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cartoonist
a person who draws cartoons
pavement artist
someone who draws on the pavement with colored chalks (hoping that passers-by will give them money)
sketcher
someone who draws sketches
lampoon artist
a cartoonist who draws parodies or satirical renditions of cultural or social or political situations
Type of:
artist, creative person
a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
3

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

Type of:
money dealer, money handler
a person who receives or invests or pays out money

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