Definition of 'pillow'
Video: pronunciation of 'pillow'
Example sentences containing 'pillow'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Your best bet is investing in a comfortable pillow which properly supports your head and neck. The Sun (2017)First they arranged pillows in their beds to fool prison officers carrying out checks that they were both asleep. The Sun (2016)They also warn against soft bedding, blankets, pillows and soft toys. The Sun (2016)They were in a bedroom at the time, cosy amid duvets and pillows, as though at a sleepover. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And I cannot stand foam pillows - who actually sleeps on those? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The price is for a pillow case and a duvet cover. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She raised her head slightly off pillow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They must drift off as soon as their herd hits the pillow. The Sun (2012)Would you like a pillow to sit on? The Broken God (1993)And so he embarked on his first year at university without pillows or a duvet. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some partners learnt to live with this by sleeping with a pillow or blanket over their head. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Invest in a really comfortable bed and pillow. 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)There was a lot of high jinks and pillow fights. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She replied that this was against the hospital policy of one pillow per bed. The Sun (2010)We figured there was a lot of pillow talk about us. Christianity Today (2000)The only problem was a slightly sticky pillow case. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She leaned her head on her pillows. The Glasgow Girls (1994)No wonder when their heads hit their pillows they are out for the count. The Sun (2014)Most tent accommodation includes pillows and blankets. The Sun (2014)No pillow talk and no hugging required. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Invest in a silk pillow case to reduce damage should you unwittingly roll over in the night. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His wife pulled the pillow under his head and moved to give him more room. BomberThey said there was no policy of one pillow per bed and apologised if she was told this. The Sun (2010)In the home area there is another interactive screen that will lead you to your perfect pillow and duvet. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many women find it comfortable to lie on their sides supported by pillows or kneeling forward on to a sofa. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Your pillow won't like these treatments but your hair will. The Sun (2014)So where for the next City pillow fight? Times, Sunday Times (2006)I can't sleep without my foam pillow. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Trends of 'pillow'
In Common Usage. pillow is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'pillow'
British English: pillow /ˈpɪləʊ/ NOUN
A pillow is a rectangular cushion which you rest your head on when you are in bed.
- American English: pillow
- Arabic: وِسَادَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: travesseiro
- Chinese: 枕头
- Croatian: jastuk
- Czech: polštář
- Danish: pude
- Dutch: kussen
- European Spanish: almohada
- Finnish: tyyny sängyn
- French: oreiller
- German: Kissen
- Greek: μαξιλάρι
- Italian: cuscino
- Japanese: 枕
- Korean: 베개
- Norwegian: pute
- Polish: poduszka
- European Portuguese: almofada
- Romanian: pernă
- Russian: подушка
- Spanish: almohada
- Swedish: kudde
- Thai: หมอน
- Turkish: yastık
- Ukrainian: подушка
- Vietnamese: gối
Definition of pillow from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.