security blanket


security blanket

noun

: a blanket that is carried by a child because it makes the child feel safe

Full Definition of SECURITY BLANKET

1
:  a blanket carried by a child as a protection against anxiety
2
:  a usually familiar object whose presence dispels anxiety

First Known Use of SECURITY BLANKET

1968

security blanket

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SECURITY BLANKET

: a blanket carried by a child as a protection against anxiety

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