Meaning of dresser

dress•er

Pronunciation: (dres'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who dresses.
  2. a person employed to dress actors, care for costumes, etc., at a theater, television studio, or the like.
  3. a surgeon's assistant.
  4. a person who dresses in a particular manner, as specified: a fancy dresser; a careful and distinctive dresser.
  5. any of several tools or devices used in dressing materials.
    1. a block, fitting into an anvil, on which pieces are forged.
    2. a mallet for shaping sheet metal.
  6. a tool for truing the surfaces of grinding wheels.

dress•er

Pronunciation: (dres'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a dressing table or bureau.
  2. a sideboard or set of shelves for dishes and cooking utensils.
  3. a table or sideboard on which food is dressed for serving.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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