draw·er / ˈdrô(ə)r/ • n. 1. a boxlike storage compartment without a lid, made to slide horizontally in and out of a desk, chest, or other piece of furniture.2. (drawers) dated or humorous underpants.3. a person who draws something, in particular: ∎ a person who writes a check. ∎ a person who produces a drawing or design. ∎ archaic another term for tapster.DERIVATIVES: draw·er·ful / -ˌfoŏl/ n. (pl. -fuls) .