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dresser

noun [C] uk   /ˈdres.ər/ us    //

dresser noun [C] (FURNITURE)

UK a tall piece of furniture with cupboards below and shelves on the top half: a kitchen dresser A2 US a piece of bedroom furniture with drawers, usually with a mirror on top, used especially for keeping clothes in

dresser noun [C] (CLOTHES)

used in phrases that describe the type of clothes that someone wears: She was always a very stylish dresser. He's a very snappy (= stylish and modern) dresser. specialized theatre & film a person who works in the theatre or in films, helping the actors to put on their clothes
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