Meaning of “pillow” in the English Dictionary


"pillow" in English

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pillownoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɪl.əʊ/ us /ˈpɪl.oʊ/

A2 a rectangular cloth bag filled with soft material, such as feathers or artificial materials, used for resting your head on in bed:

Do you prefer a feather pillow or a foam pillow?

B1 US a cushion noun

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(Definition of “pillow” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pillownoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɪl·oʊ/

a cloth bag filled with feathers or soft artificial fibers, esp. one that supports a person’s head while resting or sleeping:

I was asleep the minute my head hit the pillow.

(Definition of “pillow” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)