Definition of 'pillow'

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Example sentences containing 'pillow'

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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? Zindell, David 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. Lumsden, Robert 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. Paige, Frances 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. Len Deighton 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)

Synonyms of 'pillow'

cushion, bolster, headrest

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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:
  • 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


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