chest of drawersnoun [ C ]uk /ˌtʃest əv ˈdrɔːz/ us /ˌtʃest əv ˈdrɔːrz/ US also bureau
Examples from literature
- And my gloves are in that box on the chest of drawers—the white pair.
- Oh, Martin, she whispered, lifting her eyes to his picture on her chest of drawers—"I wish I could feel you close."
- She got up and took from the chest of drawers the first pile of dusters to be hemmed.
- The chest of drawers—an incongruous article of furniture for what seemed to be a dining-room—as being the nearest and best lighted object received most of my attention.