drawer drawer  /d ˈrɔr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out
  2. (n) the person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else
  3. (n) an artist skilled at drawing

Usage(s):

  1. So for now, the contains of that drawer remain secret: my own redacted X file.
  2. She keeps them in a drawer by her easy chair.
  3. A sudden windstorm has damaged a power transformer on my street in Lahore, so I am forced to hunt through my sock drawer in flickering candlelight.

News

  1. Holman, the man behind the stadium, celebrated on Sunday

    I bet Frank Holman was a really neat guy, if something of a homebody whose idea of an exciting evening may have involved rearranging his sock drawer. Painting the born-and-raised Nashua philanthropist a quiet, low-key guy is, by all accounts, a fair portrayal. But if I could get that rusty old time machine in the basement back into working order, the first thing I’d do is set the dial for May ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Nashua Telegraph

  2. "Loose Change Robber" Grabbed Money From Register: BSO

    When the clerk opened the cash drawer, the suspect reached for and took cash within it, then dashed out of the store, the video shows. Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NBC Miami

  3. Cash Drawer Stolen From Lexington Restaurant

    Lexington police said a burglar got into a restaurant and stole money early Thursday morning. Police responded to an alarm call at Long John Silver's off Tates Creek Road around 2:30 a.m. When they arrived, they said they found the rear door window pried open. They said a cash drawer had been taken but they don't know how much money was stolen. There have been no arrests in the burglary as of ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC 36 Lexington

Quotes

  1. "We just wanted to play as well as we can," Lampard said. "We wanted to start all guns blazing. Last year we had a difficult start and the football we played in the first half today was top drawer. We can build on that. The first half was as...
    on Aug 17, 2008 By: Frank Lampard Source: Times Online

  2. "I would be quite negligent as president if I did not have a Plan B tucked away at the back of a drawer," said Blatter.
    on Jun 29, 2008 By: Sepp Blatter Source: Independent Online

  3. "Let me say one thing very simply - there will be no further changes to the industrial relations legislation," Mr Howard told reporters in Tasmania. "There is no second wave. We have nothing in the drawer."
    on Nov 20, 2007 By: John Howard Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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