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.