drawers

[ drawr for 1, 2; draw-er for 3–6 ]SEE DEFINITION OF drawers

Synonyms for drawers

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In a word, I had nothing on me but my drawers and a flannel shirt.

There were a few chairs, and a chest of drawers bearing a gilt-framed mirror.

Drawers and chests at "Gunn's" had been thick strewn with lavender for half a century.

There must be hewers of wood and drawers of water, and the dishes ought to be washed.

Gilbert took an armful of shirts from the chest of drawers and dropped them into the trunk.

Then, with a gesture of ill-humor he threw his black felt hat to the chest of drawers.

Mme Jules had noticed a tear in the right leg of her drawers.

All that remained were the chest of drawers, the table and a chair.

Daguenet was at the piano or "chest of drawers," as Nana called it.

He had searched feverishly in his drawers for this report, which was of no great bulk.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, garments that are pulled (or "drawn") on; see draw (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DRAWERS

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