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Definition of Drawer

Drawer

  1. One who, or that which, draws
  2. One who draws liquor for guests; a waiter in a taproom.
  3. One who delineates or depicts; a draughtsman; as, a good drawer.
  4. One who draws a bill of exchange or order for payment; -- the correlative of drawee.
  5. That which is drawn
  6. A sliding box or receptacle in a case, which is opened by pulling or drawing out, and closed by pushing in.
  7. An under-garment worn on the lower limbs.

Drawer Quotations

Average Americans order nonfat decaf iced vanilla lattes at Starbucks and choose from 1,500 drawer pulls at The Great Indoors. Amazon gives every town a bookstore with 2 million titles, while Netflix promises 35,000 different movies on DVD. Choice is everywhere - liberating to some, but to others, a new source of stress.
Virginia Postrel

I write... sonnets... and writing sonnets is boring. You have to find rhymes; you have to write hendecasyllables; so after a while, I get bored and my drawer is overflowing with unfinished short poems.
Italo Calvino

I'm experimenting in public. At the design grad schools, these are people sitting around in groups, putting their work on a wall, analyzing it and putting it back in a drawer. I think there's little risk in that.
David Carson

'Unforgiven' is probably an example of a script that I liked right away but thought, 'This is great, but I'd like to do this when I'm older.' So I stuck it in the drawer for ten years and then took it out.
Clint Eastwood

A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting.
James M. Barrie
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Drawer Translations

drawer in Afrikaans is laai
drawer in Danish is skuffe
drawer in Dutch is lade, schuiflade, la
drawer in French is souscripteur, tiroir
drawer in German is Schubfach, Zeichner, Schublade
drawer in Italian is espositore, cassetto
drawer in Norwegian is skuff
drawer in Portuguese is gaveta
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