drawers


drawers
drawers 1560s, garments that are pulled (or "drawn") on; see DRAW (Cf. draw) (v.).

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  • Drawers — can refer to:*undergarments *drawers, in furniture *payors, in banking …   Wikipedia

  • drawers — [drôrz] pl.n. 〚/span> DRAW, because drawn on〛 an undergarment, long or short, for the lower part of the body, with a separate opening for each leg; underpants * * * …   Universalium

  • drawers — [drôrz] pl.n. [< DRAW, because drawn on] an undergarment, long or short, for the lower part of the body, with a separate opening for each leg; underpants …   English World dictionary

  • drawers — noun Drawers is used after these nouns: ↑kitchen …   Collocations dictionary

  • drawers — draw|ers [ drɔrz ] noun plural OLD FASHIONED PANTIES or UNDERWEAR => CHEST OF DRAWERS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • drawers — UK [drɔː(r)z] / US [drɔrz] noun [plural] old fashioned women s knickers or underpants • See: chest of drawers …   English dictionary

  • drawers — noun a) Long underpants. b) Any clothing covering the legs, such as shorts, trousers, underpants or breeches …   Wiktionary

  • drawers — I Everyday English Slang in Ireland n underwear, usually ladies : ) II Irish Slang underwear, usually ladies …   English dialects glossary

  • drawers — n. large old fashioned underpants with short legs worn by men or women (old) draw·er || drɔːə n. sliding receptacle in a dresser or desk; one that attracts; sketcher; draftsman, designer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drawers — rewards …   Anagrams dictionary


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