drawer meaning

[ 'drɔ:ə ] Pronunciation:   "drawer" in a sentence
  • Noun: drawer  dror
    1. A boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out 
    2. The person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else 
    3. An artist skilled at drawing
      - draftsman

    Sounds like: draw

    Derived forms: drawers

    See also: draw

    Type of: artist, container, creative person, money dealer, money handler, storage space

    Part of: buffet, bureau, chest, chest of drawers, chiffonier, commode, counter, desk, dresser, sideboard

    Encyclopedia: Drawer

  • [Business]
    noun [C]


    (Finance )

    a person who writes a cheque or bill of exchange that asks for a payment to be made to sb:

    Any correction on the cheque must be signed in full by the drawer.

    the drawer of a bill


  • [Economics]
    1) A person who signs a bill of exchange ordering the drawee to pay the specified sum at the specified time.

    2) A person who signs a cheque ordering the drawee bank to pay a specified sum of money on demand.

  • [Finance]
    The party initiating a draft.


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  1. the drawer is so tight that i can't open it.
  2. he calls one of the drawers to hold his horse.
  3. the old drawer exuded a smell of camphor.
  4. the drawer is so tight that i can 't open it.
  5. shine your torch into the drawer.

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