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dres·ser1 / ˈdresər/ • n. a chest of drawers. ∎  a sideboard with shelves above for storing and displaying plates and kitchen utensils. dres·ser2 • n. 1. a person who dresses in a specified way: a snappy dresser. ∎  a person who habitually dresses in a smart or elegant way: she's gorgeous—and she's a dresser. 2. a person whose job is to look after theatrical costumes and help actors to dress. 3. a person who prepares, treats, or finishes a material or piece of equipment.

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dresser

dresser sideboard. XV. — OF. dresseur, dreçor (mod. dressoir), f. dresser prepare; see -ER 2.

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