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Definition of "armoire" []

  • A large, often ornate cabinet or wardrobe. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "armoire" in a sentence
  • "Opening up the built-in armoire, to place our belongings, I found a few strands of hair in the drawers and make-up stains along the cupboard door: traces of another woman's life."
  • "Both serve many purposes: the chair seats one person and then two and gets moved and tossed about here and there while the armoire is a writing desk, a closet, a hiding place and more."
  • "In the top of her armoire was a vintage leather suitcase that contained the artifacts of her youth."