a person who dresses (puts on clothes) in a particular way — a fancy dresser, a careful dresser, etc.;
(also called ‘surgical dresser’) a trained person in a clinic or hospital whose job is to put on bandages on the wounds or cuts of patients;
a person whose job is to look after or supply costumes to the actors on a stage (theatre),
Daniel is a sensible dresser who knows what to wear in different situations; his brother, however, is a fancy dresser who wears all sorts of trendy, odd-looking clothes.
A crossdresser, on the other hand, is a person, usually a boy or a man, who likes to wear the clothes of their opposite gender, i.e. a boy or man who likes to wear the clothes of a girl or woman and a girl or woman who feels comfortable in the clothes of a boy or a man!
Most rich people, usually those who have to attend public meetings and party regularly, appoint a personal dresser who knows about fashions and sense of good dressing depending on the occasion.
The factory where I worked usually employed a dresser or two so that whenever there is an accident in the factory, the victims can be attended to and the wounds can be dressed immediately before getting them to a hospital.
Having a very good sense of dressing and knowing about the fashions of the past, Betty and John got high-paid jobs as dressers at the Globe Theatre, where they suggest, design and supply costumes to the actors and actresses.
In the past, a worker who worked at or who operated a machine which prepared threads in a textile mill was called a dresser.