A wardrobe or movable cabinet, typically one that is ornate or antique.
More example sentences
- Storage: dining-room storage tends to come in the form of dressers, tall cupboards or armoires, and sideboards.
- Shapely cabriole legs replaced straight ones on chairs, clocks, and case pieces - armoires, bookcases, and writing desks that were designed as storage.
- After she had eaten, she rummaged around the room just long enough to find that there were eight chairs, two fairly good-sized tables, three desks, a bed, a bassinet, six footstools, and two armoires in the room.
late 16th century: from French, from Old French armarie (see ambry).
Definition of armoire in:
- The British & World English dictionary