dressing table
noun Date: 1668 a table often fitted with drawers and a mirror in front of which one sits while dressing and grooming oneself

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dressing table — Dressing table, n. a table, usually having a vertical back piece containing a mirror, at which a person may sit while dressing or applying makeup, and on which articles for the toilet stand. It often has drawers for toiletries, clothing, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dressing table — dressing tables also dressing table N COUNT A dressing table is a small table in a bedroom. It has drawers underneath and a mirror on top …   English dictionary

  • dressing table — ► NOUN ▪ a table with a mirror and drawers, used while dressing or applying make up …   English terms dictionary

  • dressing table — dressing .table n a piece of furniture like a table with a mirror on top, sometimes with drawers, that you use when you are doing your hair, putting on ↑make up etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dressing table — dressing ,table noun count a piece of bedroom furniture consisting of a table or set of drawers and a mirror: VANITY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dressing table — n. a low table with a mirror, for use while putting on cosmetics, grooming the hair, etc …   English World dictionary

  • dressing table — a table or stand, usually surmounted by a mirror, in front of which a person sits while dressing, applying makeup, etc. [1790 1800] * * * ▪ furniture also called  toilet table    a table used for the toilet. The term originally was applied in the …   Universalium

  • dressing table — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms dressing table : singular dressing table plural dressing tables a piece of bedroom furniture consisting of a table or set of drawers and a mirror …   English dictionary

  • dressing-table — see dressing table …   English dictionary

  • dressing table — table with drawers and a mirror for use in dressing and grooming oneself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dressing table — noun low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup • Syn: ↑dresser, ↑vanity, ↑toilet table • Hypernyms: ↑table …   Useful english dictionary

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