Definition of chifforobe in English:


Line breaks: chiffo|robe
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɪfərəʊb


  • A piece of furniture with drawers on one side and hanging space on the other.
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    • Their huge truck was loaded with blankets for wrapping my old chifforobes and dressers and chairs.
    • Their wall beds are encased in solid wood frames, similar in appearance to the chifforobes of days gone by.
    • Some chifforobes combine drawers and shelving, so that some items are on display while others are put away.


early 20th century: blend of chiffonier and wardrobe.

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