armoire armoire  /ˈɑm wɑr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a large wardrobe or cabinet; originally used for storing weapons

Usage(s):

  1. Screen 1: the wife shoves the armoire out of sight to hide it, but ends by shoving it right into Screen 2.
  2. A bed, a desk and armoire fit snugly into the space.
  3. A display screen in an armoire at one end of the room showed astronauts from the space station and from Discovery, and they passed around a microphone to talk back to Earth.

News

  • Bogey's war against the wrong armoire

    In February, Audrey Lynn Micken went to Warehouse Furniture Outlet in Victorville and purchased an armoire for $1,000 and a TV console for $450. Micken dealt with a salesman we will call Tommy for the purposes of this column. Upon delivery, Micken saw immediately that the company had shipped the...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Victorville Daily Press

Quotes

  1. Opposite the writing desk and directly in Hemingway's field of view Plimpton noted "an armoire with a leopard skin draped across the top."
    on Jun 10, 2008 By: George Plimpton Source: Times Online

  2. "A chair and an armoire are made to participate in the lives of humans," Assayas says. "On display, they lose their meaning. I wanted to talk about how these objects have a friendly presence in the house but become almost like captives when...
    on May 15, 2009 By: Olivier Assayas Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "For years the only display was an old armoire with some rusted trophies inside," says Cousy. "It was really pathetic. It's better now - there's a wall of fame - but if you're a recruit coming in from North Carolina, there's not much there to...
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Bob Cousy Source: Boston Globe

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