noun Etymology: chiffonier + wardrobe Date: 1908 a combination of wardrobe and chest of drawers

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  • chifforobe — or chifferobe [shif′ə rōb΄] n. [ CHIFFO(NIER) + (WARD)ROBE] a wardrobe with drawers or shelves on one side …   English World dictionary

  • Chifforobe — A chifforobe A chifforobe is a closet like piece of furniture that combines a long space for hanging clothes (that is, a wardrobe or armoire) with a chest of drawers.[1] Typically the wardrobe section runs down one side of the piece, while the… …   Wikipedia

  • chifforobe — /shif euh rohb , shif rohb /, n. a piece of furniture having both drawers and space for hanging clothes. Also, chifferobe, chiffrobe /shif rohb/. [1905 10, Amer.; CHIFFO(NIER) + (WARD)ROBE] * * * …   Universalium

  • chifforobe — noun A piece of furniture consisting of a wardrobe combined with a chest of drawers …   Wiktionary

  • chifforobe — chif·fo·robe …   English syllables

  • chifforobe — chif•fo•robe [[t]ˈʃɪf əˌroʊb, ˈʃɪfˌroʊb[/t]] n. fur a piece of furniture having both drawers and space for hanging clothes • Etymology: 1905–10, amer.; chiffo (nier) + (ward) robe …   From formal English to slang

  • chifforobe — ˈshifəˌrōb noun ( s) Etymology: chiffonier + wardrobe : a combination of wardrobe and chest of drawers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chiffarobe — Eine Chiffarobe, im Englischen auch „chifforobe“, „chifferobe“ oder „chiffrobe“ und andere Schreibweisen[1], ist ein Einrichtungsgegenstand, ein freistehender Kleiderschrank, meist zweiteilig: mit einem durchgehenden Hängeteil auf der einen Seite …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chest of drawers — A chest on chest, a derivative of the simpler chest of drawers A chest of drawers, also called (especially in North American English) a dresser or a bureau, is a piece of furniture that has multiple parallel, horizontal drawers stacked one above… …   Wikipedia

  • Cabinet (furniture) — A cabinet is usually a box shaped form, either standing alone as a piece of furniture or built into or attached to a wall (such as a medicine cabinet) typically made of wood but now often made of synthetic materials, and used for storage of… …   Wikipedia

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