Share this entry

Share this page

hope chest

División en sílabas: hope chest

Definición de hope chest en inglés:

sustantivo

North American
A chest containing household linen and clothing stored by a woman in preparation for her marriage.
Example sentences
  • The young bride (16 to 20 years was a common marrying age) prepared for her wedding by filling her hope chest with hand made quilts, tablecloths, and linens.
  • I could pick out the flaws; my room was a bit dusty and there were some dirty clothes in a small pile by my closet door and some folded up clothes sitting on my hope chest under my window.
  • My mom was cleaning out her hope chest and found some old photo albums.

Definición de hope chest en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día ingratiate
Pronunciación: ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪeɪt
verb
bring oneself into favour with someone through flattery…