comforter

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

com·fort·er

noun \ˈkəm(p)-fə(r)-tər\

: someone who helps you to feel less worried, upset, frightened, etc. : someone who comforts you

: a thick bed covering that is filled with a soft light material (such as feathers)

Full Definition of COMFORTER

1
a capitalized :  holy spirit
b :  one that gives comfort
2
a :  a long narrow usually knitted neck scarf
b :  a thick bed covering made of two layers of cloth containing a filling (as down)

Examples of COMFORTER

  1. He was her longtime confidant and comforter.

First Known Use of COMFORTER

14th century

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