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drawer

noun uk   /drɔːr/ us    /drɑː/

drawer noun (FURNITURE)

A2 [C] a box-shaped container, without a top, that is part of a piece of furniture. It slides in and out to open and close and is used for keeping things in: I keep my socks in the bottom drawer. He rummaged through his desk drawer trying to find a pen.Furniture for storage

drawer noun (CLOTHES)

drawers [plural] old-fashioned → underpantsUnderwear
(Definition of drawer from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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