UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdrɔːr/, /ˈdrɔːər/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/drɔr/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(drôr for 1, 2; drôər for 36)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a [chest, set, unit] of drawers
  2. the [bottom, top, middle, first, second] drawer
  3. in the [first] drawer on the [right, left]
  4. the [bedside, bedroom, kitchen] drawers
  5. a [messy, tidy, disorganized] drawer
  6. [throw, toss] [it] in the junk drawer
  7. the drawer is [stuffed, crammed, packed] with
  8. [rummage, look] [in, through] the drawer
  9. keep [files, underwear, pills, certificates, bills, towels] in the drawer
  10. a drawer for [keeping, storing] files
  11. pulled out a [file, stapler, document] from the drawer
  12. [took, fished, pulled] a [stapler, pair of scissors] out of the drawer
  13. is a [sketch, landscape, caricature] drawer
  14. slang: [wear, buy] [cotton, silk, nylon] drawers
n as adj
  1. a top-drawer [act, performance, display]
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