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Acd4u
Posted: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 7:05:25 AM

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Hey I'm wondering if there are any cross-dressers on this site
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There almost certainly are. As cross-dressing normally does not affect grammar, it's irrelevant to anything we discuss here.
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I'd suggest you ask this in some other forums, since this is mainly for language geeks ;-)


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Acd4u wrote:
Hey I'm wondering if there are any cross-dressers on this site


May I suggest that you refer to 'The Free Dictionary Site Feature' - 'Welcome to the Free Dictionary Language Forums'.
Particularly check out 'Forum Terms and Conditions'. It quotes: "Stay on topic...this is not a chat room"

Jyrkkä Jätkä, stated it plainly, "...(this forum) is mainly for language geeks".
I often describe TFD as 'The Facebook for Nerds'.

However, Welcome to TFD...i enjoy exercising my brain and amassing knowledge, so can you.
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Acd4u wrote:
Hey I'm wondering if there are any cross-dressers on this site










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thar
Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018 5:09:23 AM

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Now that dress is vaguely creepy. Think



I myself am a very even-tempered dresser, most of the time.



I can't believe it. I finally found out one thing there is not an image if on the internet!
Have to make do with this.



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https://openclipart.org/detail/223709/cross-dresser

I speak British English (standard southern, slightly dated).
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Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018 5:25:20 AM

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But to me that is a chest of drawers. This is a dresser. Or is that just Welsh? Whistle

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Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018 6:14:32 AM
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I agree - and I'm English.

However, when I googled 'dresser', I got a lot of pictures of what I call a chest of drawers.

The I found this definition for 'dresser:


1 AMERICAN a piece of bedroom furniture with a lot of drawers
https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/american/dresser#dresser_4

So, it must be another BrE/AmE thing.

I speak British English (standard southern, slightly dated).
thar
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dresser noun [ C ] (FURNITURE)

uk
a tall piece of furniture with cupboards below and shelves on the top half:

a kitchen dresser

A2 us
a piece of bedroom furniture with drawers, sometimes with a mirror on top, used especially for keeping clothes in


These things don't come up in American film and TV shows, so I never knew there was a difference!
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thar, where is mirror, please?



https://www.ebay.com/itm/Dresser-Rococo-Victorian-Mitchell-Rammelsburg-M-R-flame-walnut-c1870-89t/262540220302?hash=item3d209dd78e:g:M8YAAOSwIgNXl5bh


I didn't know that a furniture can be called "dresser" if it has no mirror.

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In my neck of the woods, a dresser can be either a chest of drawers that usually the male member of a couple uses or a double or triple dresser with mirror and jewellery drawer that the female uses. The bed rails, a headboard, and two night tables usually complete a bedroom set.

https://goo.gl/images/FPAFB4

Thar, your last pic looks like what we would use as a hutch in the dining room to display and store the good dishes, crystal, silverware etc.



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thar
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Really?
Wow, just googled hutch and got loads of images of dressers.

YLSNED!


So if your hutch is in the kitchen displaying the dishes, were are your rabbits sleeping?



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OMG - that so reminds me of my childhood on the farm where my beautiful white Angora rabbits were kept!

I guess we call the bottom half of the dining room furniture a hutch where the extra dishes are stored, and the top is the china cabinet or a buffet. Larger kitchens might have the hutch or kitchen cabinet in the kitchen but mostly they are now part of a dining room set.

https://www.zenlia.com/solid-wood-furniture/dining-room-furniture/buffets-and-hutches

A huge dresser with the top that has doors that open that men usually use for their clothing in the bedroom is called an armoire. There should still be armoires in the UK?

https://goo.gl/images/QmpzN5





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Another cross dresser.


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Posted: Saturday, January 13, 2018 11:23:38 AM
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Hope - hang on a second there...these are all different! I need to digest this! Here's what they're called in BE.

Like Thar, I had no idea...you don't hear them talking about bedroom and kitchen furniture in movies. (Also had the same reaction as he did to the "hutch" in the dining room - only I was thinking Guinea pigs!Whistle )

The piece of furniture in a bedroom with a mirror and cupboards and sometimes drawers etc. we've always called a "Dressing Table". It seems as though they do in the USA too because The Met had an exhibition of them. However, a couple of time in the "Dressing-table " article they called it a "vanity" - which seemed rather strange, too!

"Dressing" included performing one's toilette (often with a host of chums around to help you through the boring process).So "dressing" included having one's hair/wig done, and making up the faces as well. For which one needed a table to plonk brushes, and patches, and hairgrips; and drawers in which to keep wig-powder; and everything involved in doing hair/wigs.

(I suppose it could have been worse - it could have been called a "toilet-table"Think )

While a "dresser" contains everything needed to "dress" the table: plates, cups,table cloths, saucers etc and has open shelves above and cupboards below. It lives in the kitchen.

In more well-off families a "sideboard" in the Dining Room holds the "good" cutlery, serving utensils, glassware, and large and/or specialised crockery. This is where the "good" crockery goes. The Port and Sherry decanters, ice-buckets, etc. were kept on it too.

And no, we don't use the French "Armoire".Instead, since 1066 (When the French invaded)we still use the Norman French - and older -"wardrobe" (From Old French Garde Robe).

(I also think they have different names for some household furniture in each country in Britain. Drago might know)
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Ed Wood was a cross-dresser:


In Wood's 1992 biography Nightmare of Ecstasy:
The Life and Art of Edward D. Wood Jr., Wood's wife Kathy recalls that Wood told her that his mother dressed him in girls' clothing as a child.
Kathy stated that Wood's transvestism was not a sexual inclination, but rather a neomaternal comfort derived mainly from angora fabric (angora is featured in many of Wood's films, and "Ann Gora" also happened to be one of Wood's pen names).
Even in his later years, Wood was not shy about going out in public dressed in drag as Shirley, his female alter ego (who also appeared in many of his screenplays and stories).


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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 12:23:54 PM

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It must be an AmE/BrE thing, because, as Hope says, my experience is as hers.

A dresser is sometimes called a "chest of drawers" and may or may not have a mirror on top, depending on its height. A vanity, or dressing table is where a lady sits to apply her makeup or do her hair. It is a small table with drawers and a mirror.

A wardrobe, as Romany says, is a large cabinet affair for holding clothing.

A hutch holds table ware and is usually located near the table in a dining room or kitchen ("sideboards" have generally fallen from use today, though may still be seen in wealthy homes of the movies).

Some of us "seasoned" citizens may be familiar with an "armoire", but likely the younger generation would be baffled by the word.


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"Seasoned". A good word. Love it FD. Applause

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thar
Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:06:37 PM

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To me an armoire has gravitas!

A wardrobe, but large, possibly ornate, dark wood, heavy, quality, probably old. Possibly a full-length mirror.

Whereas a wardrobe covers everything from quality furniture to the crappiest flatpack chipboard. Whistle

But it is not a word you discuss with people. I imagine my image comes from some of the older books I have read.


Not saying it is accurate - because these mental images rarely get tested!
(Also that whole class thing of sounding French - although in this case armoire and wardrobe are both French, ultimately.)
Ah, didn't know that about 'armoire'. - wardrobe for guarding your robes, pretty simple. But an armoire for your arms, weapons - an armoury!

Never made that connection.d'oh! A gun cabinet is an armoire!

I guess Anglo-Saxon peasants didn't have enough clothes for the Old English word to survive!
All I know from German is Schrank, and Icelandic is fataskápur. Can't think of any English cognates for them. Think
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