noun pil·lion \ˈpil-yən\

: a seat for a passenger on a motorcycle

Full Definition of PILLION

a :  a light saddle for women consisting chiefly of a cushion
b :  a pad or cushion put on behind a man's saddle chiefly for a woman to ride on
chiefly British :  a motorcycle or bicycle saddle for a passenger

Origin of PILLION

Scottish Gaelic or Irish; Scottish Gaelic pillean, diminutive of peall covering, couch; Irish pillín, diminutive of peall covering, couch
First Known Use: 1503

Rhymes with PILLION



Definition of PILLION

chiefly British
:  on or as if on a pillion <ride pillion>

First Known Use of PILLION



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